Gastrodia elata


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Gastrodia elata

Chinese medicine
A perennial alpine plant, the tubers of which are anticonvulsive, sedative and stimulate the nervous system; it is used for headaches, low back pain, neuralgia, stress and vertigo.
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Plant extracts such as saffron, the Chinese orchid Gastrodia elata, curcumin, adaptogenic herbs like rhodiola, and more can benefit neurotransmitter balance.
Rhizomes of Gastrodia elata BL possess antidepressant-like effect via monoamine modulation in subchronic animal model.
Summary: To develop a sensitive and accurate method for the fingerprint study and transfer rule of chemical constituents from Ligusticum chuanxiong Hort and Gastrodia elata Blume to Tianshu capsule in productive process, a high performance liquid chromatography coupled with diode-array detection and electrospray ionization quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometry (LC/QTOF-MS) method was established for analysis.
More importantly, the agricultural area and production volume of eucommia, gastrodia elata, roots of aconitum carmichaeli, chuanxiong, cortex phellodendri and rhizoma corydalis in Hanzhong accounted for over 50% of the total production volume across China, reflecting its increasing influence in the Chinese herbal medicine market in China.
15 g, Tien Ma ( Gastrodia elata Blume) 15 g, Ginseng ( Panax Ginseng) 9 g, chuan chi ( Panax notoginseng (Burk.
Anticonvulsive and free radical scavenging actions of two herbs, Uncaria rhynchophylla (MIQ) Jack and Gastrodia elata BL, in kainic acid-treated rats.
Gastrodia elata, Anoectochilus roxburghii as well as the Chinese traditional Cymbidium species.
Gastrodia elata Blume (tianma) mobilizes neuro-protective capacities.
Gastrodia elata (Tian Ma in Chinese) is an important traditional Chinese medicine.
Anticonvulsive and free radical scavenging actions of two herbs Uncaria rhynchophylla (MIQ) Jack and Gastrodia elata BL, in kainic acid-treated rats.
The extract of the root of the orchid Gastrodia elata has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine formulas, especially for disorders involving the central nervous