Kudzu root, also known as Pueraria lobata, is a perennial vine native to Asia. The root of the plant is used for medicinal purposes. Kudzu root has been traditionally used to help reduce symptoms of alcohol cravings and to help reduce symptoms of alcoholism, it is believed to have anti-inflammatory properties. It is also traditionally used to help improve blood flow, and to help reduce symptoms of headaches and migraines, it is believed to have vasodilator properties. Kudzu root is also believed to have antioxidant properties and may help to protect cells from damage. It is also used as a remedy for colds, flu and fever, helping to relieve symptoms such as sore throat, cough, and fever.