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A perennial herb, the leaves of which are ‘tonic,’ regarded as an aphrodisiac, and used for impotence, infertility, paresthesias, low back pain, rheumatic complaints
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Zhao, H.Y., Sun, J.H., Fan, M.X., Fan, L, Zhou, L, Li, Z., Han, J., Wang, B.R., Guo, D.A., 2008, Analysis of phenolic compounds in epimedium plants using liquid chromatography coupled with electrospray ionization mass spectrometry.
The process of phenolic compounds extraction from Epimedium brevicornum Maxim by ultrasonic-assisted treatment was performed in an ultrasonic generator (250 W, 40 kHz, KQ-250B, Kunshan, China).
Even several publications have reported the ICT plasma concentrations in animals (Shen et al., 2009; Wong et al., 2009) and in human (Shen et al., 2007) after consumption of a crude extract from Epimedium species in which ICT was mostly presented as its various glycosides, its oral bioavailability and pharmacokinetic properties after given with pure ICT still remain unknown so far.More recently, Liu et al.
Name Source Suspected MI[C.sup.a](%w/v) active compounds 0.01 Epimedium Herb Icariin 0.625 109 [[+ or brevicornum -] or -] 15.7 Malus Fruit Polyphenols 0.04 ND pumila Polygonum Rhizome Resveratrol 0.625 89.6 [+ or cuspidatum -] 13.5 Rhodiola Root Salidroside 0.156 73.8 [+ or crenulata -] 13.9 Dolichos Seed Unknown N[D.sub.c] ND lablab Name Antibiofilm activity when tested in a concentration of[(%w/v).sup.b] 0.05 0.1 0.5 Epimedium 124 [+ 5.1 [+ or 1.5 [+ or -] brevicornum or -] -]5.8 3.6 14.2 Malus 51.1 9.9 [+ or -] 20.2 [+ or [+ pumila or -] 4.5 -] 6.7 12.8 Polygonum 106.3 2.8 [+ or -] 0.8 [+ or -] cuspidatum [+ or 3.1 1.9 -] 13.9 Rhodiola ND 35.2 [+ or -] 2.0 [+ or -] crenulata 9.7 3.9 Dolichos ND 48.2 [+ or ND lablab -7.6 (a) MIC.
Keywords: Epimedium koreanum Nakai; Flavonol glycosides; Osteoblasts; Proliferation; Differentiation
In addition to supplying the vitamins and minerals essential to the building of new bone, Herbal Bone-Up contains extracts of Psoralea, hops (Perluxan), epimedium and flax lignans, four botanicals that promote the healthy activities of the cells that build and remodel bone.
C| the Epimedium leaves back carefully to show delicate flowers emerging, taking care not to cut the flower stems.
In addition, it stocks more than 100 herbal extract items, including green tea, ginseng, epimedium, boswellia, milk thistle, spirulina and grape seed.