Eucommia ulmoides


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Eucommia ulmoides

Chinese medicine
An annual herb native to China, the bark of which is analgesic and tonic; it is used for chronic fatigue, headaches, hypertension, impotence, paraesthesias, back and leg pain and vertigo, to calm the foetus in pregnancy and to prevent miscarriage.
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Effects of feeding Eucommia ulmoides leaves substituted for rice straw on growth performance, carcass characteristics and fatty acid composition of muscle tissues of Hanwoo steers.
Fruit Late Early Eocene Brown 1940 Eucommia rolandii Leaf Middle Eocene Call et Dilcher 1997 Eucommia ulmoides Fruit Late Miocene Oliv 1890 (Tortonian) Tricolpites sp.
Antimutagenicity of Tochu tea (an aqueous extract of Eucommia ulmoides leaves): 1.
Eucommia ulmoides Oliver is a traditional medicinal plant used in China, and it is one of the main sources of chlorogenic acid.
A reticuloendothelial system-activating glycan from the barks of Eucommia ulmoides.
The contents of EU rubber, extracted from leaves of Eucommia ulmoides, were determined by the gravimetric method, and the molecular-weight and molecular-weight distribution were determined by gel permeation chromatography (GPC).
Especially, Eucommia ulmoides extract has been used for antihypertensive, anti-inflammatory, and sedative activity in which lignans are major responsible components mediating those effects.
Novel phytoandrogens and lipidic augmenters from Eucommia ulmoides.
Eucommia ulmoides is known as a tonic, abirritant and analgesic, and is used traditionally as a therapeutic agent for lumbago and arthritis, although the scientific evidence of its pharmacological activity has not yet been supported.
Endothelium-dependent vascular relaxation induced by Eucommia ulmoides Oliv.
Protective effects of aucubin isolated from Eucommia ulmoides against UVB-induced oxidative stress in human skin fibroblasts.