Skip to content

Ku Shen Gen

Sophora Root | 苦參根
Practitioners: Please LOGIN to view wholesale price.
SKU S1100

Ingredient: Sophora root (ku shen) (Sophora flavescens).

Mandarin: 苦參根
Pin-Yin: Ku Shen Gen
English: Sophora Root
Korean: 고삼
Romaji: Kujinkon
Kanji: 苦参根
Kampo: No

Pharmaceutical Name:

  • Sophora flavescentis Radix


  • Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica (Bensky et al.)


  • Cold, bitter

Channels Entered:

  • Liver, stomach, large intestine, small intestine, bladder, heart

Herb Actions:

  • Cools heat
  • Disperses dampness
  • Extinguishes wind
  • Eliminates parasites
  • Relieves itching
  • Encourages urination


  • Use with caution for those with cold caused by a deficiency of the spleen or stomach
  • Not recommended for use in combination with Li Lu


Commonly Found In:

  • Tang-kuei & Anemarrhena Combination

Net Orders Checkout

Item Price Qty Total
Subtotal $0.00

Shipping Address

Shipping Methods