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coptis

Chinese medicine
A perennial herb, the root of which contains berberine. Coptis is antimicrobial, antipyretic and a general antidote, and is used for abscesses, alcohol and other intoxications, anginal pain, bloodshot eyes, diarrhoea, halitosis, haematuria, high fever, gastritis, heat stroke, hepatitis and jaundice.
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80, 53, 45 -- -- Carex trisperma -- -- -- Cephalanthus occidentalis -- -- -- Chamaedaphne calyculata -- -- -- Coptis trifolia -- -- -- Cornus foemina 7, 0.
Identification of relating compounds Coptis Chinensis Franch- Gardenia Jasminodes Ellis in rabbit plasma.
Determination of cinnamic acid in Cinnamomum cassia prest after compatibility in Coptis chinensis Franch.
Cytotoxicity and antihyperglycemic effect of minor constituents from Rhizoma Coptis in HepG2 cells.
This study is to investigate the cholesterol-lowering effect and the new mode of action of coptis alkaloids on high lipid diet-induced hyperlipidemic rats.
Inhibitory effects of protoberberine alkaloids from the roots of coptis japonica on catecholamine biosynthesis in PC12 cells.
Berberine is a pure phenanthren alkaloid isolated from the roots and bark of herbal plants such as Berberis, Hydrastis canadensis and Coptis chinensis.
Application of analytical and preparative high-speed counter-current chromatography for separation of alkaloids from Coptis chinensis Franch.
Rhizoma coptidis (Huanglian in Chinese), the dried roots of several species of the genus Coptis (Ranunculaceae), is among the more commonly used herbal medicine in TCM, with the reported efficacy of suppressing fever, dispelling dampness, removing toxi-cosis and anti-microbes.
Berberine is present in the roots, rhizomes, and stem bark of seven plant families including Hydrastis canadensis (goldenseal), Coptis chinensis (coptis or goldenthread), Berberis aquifolium (Oregon grape), Berberis vulgaris (barberry), and Berberis aristata (tree turmeric).
Woorenosides, isolated from Coptis japonica, have anti-inflammatory activity via their inhibition of NO production.