Lowering Glutamate | Kudzu (Puerarin)

Kudzu (aka Puerarin)– If you've driven along the highway in the south, you've likely noticed this highly invasive Japanese vine covering nearly everything. From billboards to abandoned buildings, it is everywhere!  In fact, my husband has battled it for so long, that he refers to himself as the Kudzu King, complete with his own pair of "Kudzu King" coveralls.  It wasn't until our journey with our son, that I started to develop a better appreciation for this plant. Kuduz is actually neuroprotective against glutamate! Neuroprotective Effect of Puerarin on Glutamate-Induced Cytotoxicity in Differentiated Y-79 Cells via [...]