Planetary Herbals, Full Spectrum Kudzu, 750 mg, 120 Tablets
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I wish I could tell you more
7 people found the following review helpful
Posted by Reviewer2024726 on May 11, 2009
Sadly my husband reacted to what it supposed to be one of the safest herbs! This would have benefited him with blood sugar levels, blood pressure, gastrointestinal problems as well as deterring his alcohol cravings. After three days he noticed his neck was a bit tender and stiff and after a week it was so bad that he could hardly move his neck, it was as if the glands were swollen. He had to stop taking it so this review is inconclusive. He has seasonal allergies and penicillin allergy so we don't know if this could have affected his reaction. Once he stopped taking it his neck returned to normal.
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good potency, bad effects...
3 people found the following review helpful
Posted by Reviewer1622002 on Feb 21, 2011
it seems kudzu has a stimulant effect i was not aware of when i ordered. this was bad for me, as i have anxiety and panic issues that caused me to drink more than i should to begin with. i could feel it working within 30 min. of my first dose, so it was definitely doing something immediately. this may work well for someone who isn't sensitive to stimulants. ALSO, webmd says kudzu may have estrogenic effects, and may interfere with hormonal birth control such as pills. i have stopped taking it, but that doesn't mean it might not help someone else.
Definitely Curbs Cravings
Posted by Reviewer2526210 on Oct 09, 2011
My husband and I started taking this to curb our desire to drink, the stress of moving has seen too many bottles of wine! While I still feel like drinking, it has definitely curbed my desire to snack and seems to have suppressed my appetite. Hoping that taking it a bit longer will give the same effect for alcohol.
For alcohol craving
2 people found the following review helpful
Posted by Reviewer3254772 on Jul 23, 2010
This really reduced my desire for alcohol
1 person found the following review helpful
Posted by Reviewer1511239 on Dec 15, 2011
Has drastically cut down on random cravings, though not enough to overcome the stress-response of the cravings.