Pure, finely-ground genuine Japanese Kudzu root (Arrowroot) powder.
Prized for use in foods as well as in herbal remedies. Naturally high in iron, calcium, phosphorus and large variety of antioxidants, including daidzein.
Use as a healthy, gluten-free alternative to starch, flour and cornmeal.
Make a delicious Japanese beverage called kuzuyu.
See below for how-tos.
Harvested in subtropical
Mix about 3 tablespoons with 2 cups of cold water. Whisk mixture while being heated to near boil, and simmer for about two minutes while still whisking.
Use Kudzu powder to coat fish, beef, pork, poultry or vegetables instead of cornmeal or regular flour.
Kudzu contains a number of powerful antioxidant isoflavonoids, called daidzin, daidzein and puerarin.
Mixed with hot water and brown sugar or honey, Kudzu powder makes a delicious beverage called "Kuzuyu." It has a thick, syrupy-like easy to drink texture, and is traditionally served as a hot dessert drink.
In Japan, Kuzuyu is used as a traditional cold remedy, guaranteed to keep you warm and help relieve stuffy noses and sore throats. It is also use for treatment and reducing symptoms of headaches, upset stomach and alcohol hangover.
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