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.
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].
In another attempt, the effects of astragalin on CNS were assessed by the application of the leaves extract of Eucommia ulmoides. The extract with high percentage of astragalin had a significant effect on metabolism of mice.
The AFLP technique has been widely used for linkage mapping in many plants including sweetpotato (Kriegner et al., 2003), velvetbean (Capo-Chichi et al., 2004), apple (Kenis and Keulemans, 2005), wintersweet (Chen and Chen, 2010), crape myrtle (He et al., 2014), 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].
Peng, "Combination of preparative HPLC and HSCCC methods to separate phosphodiesterase inhibitors from Eucommia ulmoides bark guided by ultrafiltration-based ligand screening," Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, vol.
Molecular basis of antibacterial activities in extracts of Eucommia ulmoides wood.