Huperzia serrata

Huperzia serrata

The species from which huperzine is obtained.
See also: Huperzia
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Some of the most commonly used and studied herbs include Ginkgo biloba, Huperzia serrata, Curcuma longa, Panax ginseng, Panax notoginseng, Bacopa monnieri, Salvia miltiorrhiza, Crocus sativus, and Camellia sinensis.
The Huperzia serrata (Hup A) has been used in China for centuries.
Slfl4 from Huperzia serrata (Zhu et al., 2010) are some of the recent examples.
Pleurostoma, Chaetomium, Coniochaeta (Lecythophora), Daldinia, Xylaria, Hypoxylon, Nodulisporium, Cazia, and Phellinus isolated as endophytes from Huperzia serrata were confirmed for the first time by rDNA ITS analysis [31].
Huperzine A (HupA), a cholinesterase inhibitor naturally derived from the Chinese herb Lycopodium serratum (or Huperzia serrata), has better penetration through the blood-brain barrier, higher oral bioavailability and longer duration of AChE inhibitory action than tacrine, donepezil, and rivastigmine.
It comes from the Chinese club moss, Huperzia serrata. Huperzine A increases acetylcholine levels.
Until now, researchers have only been able to derive small amounts of the compound directly from the Huperzia serrata plant, or had to resort to lengthy and cumbersome methods to synthesize it in the lab.
These include phosphatidyl choline (lecithin), plant enzymes, and huperzine A from the Chinese herb Huperzia serrata (Lamson 2003).
It is derived from a variety of moss called Huperzia serrata and it inhibits the enzyme that destroys acetylcholine.
Not so huperzine A, a cholines terase inhibitor that's derived from the Chinese herb Huperzia serrata.
* Extracts of the dub moss Huperzia serrata have long been used in traditional Chinese medicine as a remedy for various ailments including inflammation and schizophrenia.
* Extracts of the club moss Huperzia serrata have long been used in traditional Chinese medicine as a remedy for various ailments including inflammation and schizophrenia.