Biologique Recherche’s Fruit Of The Vine
KUDZU (kood-zoo) / n. / 1. / Also known as Pueraria lobata, a climbing vine in the pea family that is native to southern Japan and southeast China; / 2. / A coiling plant with purple flowers nicknamed the mile-a-minute-vine for its ability to grow as much as one foot per day; / 3. / A fundamental herb in traditional Chinese medicine, used to treat vertigo and post-menopausal symptoms;/ 4. / A member of the legume family used in the treatment of alcoholism and cocaine addiction; / 5. / An anti-inflammatory soothing skincare agent, particularly suited for sensitized, reactive skin, e.g., “Get on the wagon and comfort stressed skin with kudzu.”
Try it: Biologique Recherche Sérum Biosensible with Kudzu Extract, $94, www.biologique-recherche.us.
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