Agastache Species

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Agastache Species

An aromatic herb, the root of which is used in Chinese herbal medicine for managing low-grade fever, chest congestion, headache, dark urine (presumably haematuria) and subjective sensation of heaviness in the arms and legs. It is used topically for fungal infections.
Uses, Mexican herbal medicine Gastrointestinal complaints (bloating, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, morning sickness, poor appetite), afebrile colds, nervous and cardiovascular complaints.
A report by Song et al (J Food Sci Nutr 2001; 6:10-15) suggests that A. rugosa has antimicrobial activity.
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According to the TCM theory, Cortex Phellodendri, Rhizoma Atractylodes, Agastache rugosa and Gypsum Fibrosum with the following active constituents, C.
TCM II was composed of four dried Chinese herbs, including Cortex Phellodendri, Rhizoma Atractylodes, Agastache rugosa and Gypsum Fibrosum were mixed in the dry weight ratio of 1:1:1:1.
TCM II was composed of four dried herbs; Cortex Phellodendri, Gypsum Fibrosum, Rhizoma Atractylodes, and Agastache Rugosa.
graveolens, Agastache rugosa were reported to exhibit synergistic activity with ketoconazole against filamentous fungi (Pyun and Shin 2006; Shiota et al.
Antifungal activity of the essential oil of Agastache rugosa Kuntze and its synergism with ketaconazole.
The essential oil of Agastache rugosa and its main constituent estragole showed synergism with ketoconazole against Blastoschizomyces capitatus.
2007) demonstrated that a Chinese medicine prescription, composed of four medicines (including Cortex Phellodendron, Atractylodes Rhizome, Agastache Rugosa and Gypsum Fibrosum), improved the growth performance and immune competence of porcine small intestine in a high temperature environment (40[degrees]C).
A Chinese medicine prescription was composed of four dried medicine materials, including Cortex Phellodendron bark (Huangbai), Atractylodes Rhizome (Cangzhu), the stem and leaf of Agastache Rugosa (Huoxiang) and Gypsum Fibrosum powder (Shigao), which were mixed in the dry weight ratio of 1:1:1:0.
4-Methoxycinnamaldehyde, an active constituent of Agastache rugosa, was examined for its cytoprotective activity against RSV by XTT method in human larynx carcinoma cell line.
HIV integrase inhibitory activity of Agastache rugosa.
Essential oil compounds from Agastache rugosa as antifungal agents against Trichophyton species.