goldthread


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Related to goldthread: Coptis groenlandica

goldthread

(gōld′thrĕd′)
n.
Any of several plants of the genus Coptis of the buttercup family, having small white flowers, ternately divided evergreen leaves, and slender yellow rhizomes used in herbal medicine.
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The methanol extract of goldthread (Coptis chinensis) showed the very strong antioxidative activity in both methylene blue-sensitized and chlorophyll-sensitized photooxidations of linoleic acid (Jung et al.
We are currently evaluating a group of 35 patients with biopsy-proven PIN who are using this herbal combination, which includes rosemary, turmeric, ginger, green tea, oregano, Chinese goldthread, and barberry.