A. asphodeloides, an herb used in traditional Chinese medicine, where it is purportedly of value in treating fever, bowel, and urinary disorders, and some infectious diseases.
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Physico-chemical properties and hypoglycaemic activity of fermented milks prepared with Anemarrhena asphodeloides water extracts.
Youn et al., "Inhibition of UVB-induced wrinkle formation and MMP-9 expression by mangiferin isolated from Anemarrhena asphodeloides," European Journal of Pharmacology, vol.
The Anemarrhena rhizome has been used for the treatment of inflammatory diseases such as lung disease, fever, and diabetes.
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According to traditional Chinese medicine, the patient was diagnosed with a yin deficiency, she was prescribed Atractylodes rhizome, raw gardenia, Rhizoma Chuanxiong, radix paeoniae rubra, Cyperus rotundus, paeonol, comfrey, raw rehmannia, Anemarrhena, phellodendron, Radix Bupleuri, artemisinin annua and other medications, which she took for two months.
On the other hand, Stipa grandi, Stipa krylovii, Cleistogenes squarrosa, Anemarrhena asphodeloides were the dominant grasses in TS, their DM yield at a high level of order were 1147.04 kg/hm2 for Stipa grandis (61.27%), 428.66 for Stipa krylovii (22.90%), 122.17 for Cleistogenes squarrosa (6.53%), 79.96 for Anemarrhena asphodeloides (4.27%), while other grasses were below 47.84 kg/[hm.sup.2] in TS.
Also mangiferin was found abundantly in natural source such as Rhizome of Common Anemarrhena, Mangifera indica L., and Mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana).
Shin'iseihaito (xinyiqingfeitang) (for daily human dose) consists of 1.5 g of the rhizome of Anemarrhena asphodeloides (AA), 0.75 g of the rhizome of Cimicifuga heracleifolia (CH), 0.5 g of the leaf of Eriobotrya japonica (EJ), 3.0 g of Gypsum fibrosum (GF), 0.75 g of the fruit of Gardenia jasminoides (GJ), 1.5 g of the bulb of Lilium lancifolium (LL), 1.5 g of the flower of Magnolia salicifolia (MS), 3.0 g of the tuber of Ophiopogon japonicus (OJ), and 1.5 g of the root of Scutellaria baicalensis (SB).
Steroidal saponins are naturally found in the roots and barks of various Chinese herbs, which possess anti-inflammatory effects, such as: anemar saponin B, a steroidal saponin which are isolated from the rhizomes of Anemarrhena asphodeloides Bge by decreasing the protein and mRNA levels of iNOS and COX-2.
Sarsasapogenin is a compound isolated from the roots of the plant Anemarrhena asphodeloides.
Embryology, cytology and systematics of Hemiphylacus, Asparagus and Anemarrhena (Asparagales).