Botanical Name : Pueraria mirifica Airy Shaw & Suvatabhandhu
Family Name : PAPILIONACEAE
Common Name : Pueraria, White Kwaao Khruea (in Thai)
Part Used : Root
Pueraria mirifica is found in tropical forest of Thailand. It has long been utilized among Thai Women for the treatment of menopausal symptoms.
The Root of Pueraria mirifica is rich in phytoestogens that enhance estragenic actinty and provide strong anti-oxidant and skin nounshment including Miroestrol, Deoxymiroestrol, Puerarin, Genistein, Daidzein, Daidzin. The molecular structure of isoflavones contained in Pueraria mirifica are surprisingly similar to that of the mammal estrogens. The estrogenic isoflavones can even compete with natural estrogen for binding to the estrogen receptor and enhance estrogenic response in tissue.