Panax notoginseng

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Chinese medicine
A herb, the root of which is analgesic and haemostatic. Notoginseng is used internally for bleeding from the nose and for the upper respiratory, urinary and lower GI tracts; topically, it is used for contusions, swelling, injuries, gunshot wounds and other external trauma; it is also used in sports medicine to increase stamina. Some data suggest that notoginseng may lower cholesterol, blood pressure, decrease anginal pain and possibly be of use in acute exacerbations of inflammatory bowel disease.

It should not be used in pregnancy.

Panax notoginseng

A species native to China and Japan, used in Chinese medicine to treat blood deficiencies and as a hemostatic.
Synonym: Panax pseudoginseng
See also: Panax
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Effect of Panax notoginseng saponins on increased proliferation of cultured aortic smooth muscle cells stimulated by hypercholestoremic serum.
Overall this extract of Panax notoginseng demonstrated significant adjuvant antiplatelet activity with aspirin in acute and subacute ischemic stroke.
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The root of Panax notoginseng (PN), also known as tienchi, sangi or tianqi, is commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine for hemoptysis, hemostatic conditions and hematoma.
These results suggest the total saponins extracted from the leaves of Panax notoginseng (a traditional Chinese medicinal plant), warrant further investigation as a potential agent to treat radiation-induced osteoporotic disease.
The total saponin from the leaves of Panax notoginseng was a gift from Yunnan Hongyun Bioengineering Technology Co.
Medical plants Atractylodes macro- Panax notoginseng [17,29,39,46, cephala Koidz.
Two anticancer acetylene compounds of the falcarinol (panaxynol, 11) and falcarindiol (12) were described for Ginseng root/rhizome drugs from the plants Panax notoginseng, Panax ginseng and Panax quinquefolium (Ng 2006).
Panax notoginseng saponins (PNS) are known to regulate the osteogenic differentiation of bone marrow stromal cells (BMSCs).
Total saponins extracted from the caudexes and leaves of Panax notoginseng (SCLPN) have been used in the clinic for improving mental function, treating insomnia, and alleviating anxiety.
Sanchi is one of the most widely used herbal medicine in China for ischemic stroke, of which panax notoginseng saponins (PNS) are the main active components.
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