Chinese Motherwort

(redirected from Leonurus Heterophyllus)
A perennial shrub, the fruit of which is used for cough, oedema, fatigue, hypertension, infertility, insomnia, malnutrition, menstrual irregularities, postpartum pain, urinary delay, to increase internal secretions, to retard ageing, and as a tonic
Toxicity Chinese motherwort should not be used in pregnancy, as it may induce abortion
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Keywords: Leonurus heterophyllus (Yimucao) Ischemia Reperfusion Alkaloids Neuroprotection
The aim of this study was to investigate the neuroprotective effects of alkaloid extract from Leonurus heterophyllus (LHAE) on cerebral ischemic injury.
Leonurus heterophyllus (LH), also known as Yimucao, is a traditional Chinese medicine for the treatment of menstruation and child delivery in gynaecology (Ruan et al.
The main aim of the present study was to examine whether treatments with alkaloid extract from Leonurus heterophyllus have neuroprotection in rats undergoing transient focal cerebral ischemia followed by reperfusion.
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