Eucommia ulmoides

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Eucommia ulmoides

Chinese medicine
An annual herb native to China, the bark of which is analgesic and tonic; it is used for chronic fatigue, headaches, hypertension, impotence, paraesthesias, back and leg pain and vertigo, to calm the foetus in pregnancy and to prevent miscarriage.
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Summary: Eucommia ulmoides Oliv., exhibiting diverse bioactivities including antimicrobial, antioxidant, neuroprotective, anti-tumor and anti-inflammatory properties, has long been known as an active ingredient commonly used in antihypertensive herbal prescriptions in China.
Du-Zhong (Eucommia ulmoides Oliv.) cortex extract prevent OVX-induced osteoporosis in rats.
(A24) Eucommia ulmoides gum: An ideal elastomer material for applying in an engineering tire.
In another attempt, the effects of astragalin on CNS were assessed by the application of the leaves extract of Eucommia ulmoides.
CGA is also enriched in many traditional Chinese herbs, such as the bark of Eucommia ulmoides Oliver, leaves of Hypericum origanifolium, flowers of Lonicera japonica, fruits of Crataegus oxyacantha Linn., and whole herb of Artemisia capillaris Thunb.
An ethanol extract of Eucommia ulmoides relieved arthritis degradation via inhibition of the key proinflammatory cytokines TNF-[alpha], IL17, and IL-1[beta] and increases the antiinflammatory effects of IL-10 [107].
The formula contains 25% Radix Astragali (root), 20% Radix Glycyrrhizae (root), 15% Cortex Eucommia Leaf (bark and leaf), 10% Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae (rootstalk), 10% Rhizoma Zingiberis (rootstalk), 10% of Fructus Crataegi (fruit), 5% Fructus Rosae Laevigatae (fruit), 3% Fructus Ligustri Lucidi (fruit), and 2% Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae (pericarp).
For example, the method has been utilized successfully to construct linkage maps in agronomic crops such as peanut (Hong et al., 2008) and sweetpotato (Kriegner et al., 2003), ornamental plants such as wintersweet (Chen and Chen, 2010) and dendrobium (Xue et al., 2010), and tree species such as pistacia (Turkeli and Kafkas, 2013) and Eucommia ulmoides (Wang et al., 2014).
Eucommia ulmoides (EU) (also known as "Du Zhong" in Chinese) contains enriched chemical components such as lignins, iridoids, phenolics, steroids, and flavonoids and, therefore, presents various medicinal properties as a Chinese traditional medicine [8, 10].
Yao, "Application of ultrasonic technique for extracting chlorogenic acid from Eucommia ulmodies Oliv.
CGA is also found as a significant component in certain commonly used herbs in traditional medicines such as Lonicera japonica flowers (jinyinhua) and Eucommia bark (Upadhyay and Mohan Rao, 2013), gardenia fruit (Lee et al., 2014), artichoke leaves (Speroni et al., 2003), chrysanthemum (Wang et al., 2008), Artemisia annua (De Magalhaes et al., 2012), oilseeds (Pedrosa et al., 2000) and kuding tea (Wang et al., 2008).