Chinese Wolfberry

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A perennial shrub, the fruit of which is used for diabetes, fatigue, headache, impotence, low back pain, malnutrition, night blindness, nocturnal emission, poor vision, spermatorrhoea, thirst, tinnitus, and tuberculosis
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Common name Scientific name Crucian carp Carassius auratus Wolfberry Lycium chinense Yam Rhizoma dioscoreae Prepared rhizome of Rehmannia glutinosa Libosch adhesive Rehmannia Common name Composition (%) Used part Crucian carp 88.8 Eviscerated fish Wolfberry 4.2 Fruit Yam 4.2 Root and stem Prepared rhizome of 2.8 Root adhesive Rehmannia TABLE 2: Primer sets used for real-time PCR.
At best, he thought they might be Lycium chinense, not Lycium barbarum.
These last compounds may help lower blood pressure and, prior to an Institute of Food Research (IFR) report in 2005, had only been found in the Chinese medicinal plant Lycium chinense. Navarre's team, following up on the IFR work, used their new method to analyze more than five different kinds of kukoamines in locally grown potatoes.
One type, grown mainly in China, is the Lycium Chinense, often referred to as Chinese wolfberry, matrimony vine, or Chinese boxthorn.
colchesteri, Lycium chinense, and Uncaria rhynchophylla, exhibited the best activity and selectivity towards MAO-B with [IC.sub.50] values of 0.44, 0.29, 0.40, and 0.03 mg/mi, respectively.