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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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.
Gastrodia elata Blume (tianma) mobilizes neuro-protective capacities.
Anticonvulsive and free radical scavenging actions of two herbs Uncaria rhynchophylla (MIQ) Jack and Gastrodia elata BL, in kainic acid-treated rats.
Over the next three years, management expects to adjust plant assortment to include herbs such as Honeysuckle, Panax Notoginseng, Gastrodia Elata, Coptis Chinensis and Radix Isatidis, to meet its own raw material needs.
Gastrodia elata, Anoectochilus roxburghii as well as the Chinese traditional Cymbidium species.
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
The content of SO2 residues and gastrodin in sulfur fumigated Gastrodia elata Bl.
A solution has been found in an extract from an Oriental orchid called Gastrodia elata, which is used in China to treat neurological disorders, (120) just as vinpocetine is prescribed in Europe for conditions relating to hypoperfusion.
Gastrodin is one of the natural compound isolated from Gastrodia elata and has known anticonvulsant effects, although the exact pharmacological principles of this natural compound and its effects on other aspects of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) metabolism in vivo have not been explored.
Traditionally, several plants such as Hypericum peforatum, Passiflora incarnate, Schinus molle, Rhodiola rosea, Crocus sativus, Gastrodia elata, Piper methysticum, and Valeriana officinalis have been used to treat anxiety and/or depression (Sanchez-Mateo et al.
In this report, a high-performance liquid chromatography-electrospray ionization mass spectrometric (HPLC-MS) method was used to determine gastrodin (GAS) and p-hydroxybenzylalcohol (HBA) in rat plasma after oral administration of Gastrodia elata Bl.