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.
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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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Our previous study showed that the major components of DQP, salvianolic acids, and Panax notoginseng saponins, had effects on energy metabolism [19].
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This randomised double blind clinical trial examined the efficacy of Sanchitongshu, an agent of Sanchi containing Panax notoginseng, with a higher purity of panaxatriol saponins (PTS) and Rg1 (which has the strongest antiplatelet activity of all the PNS).
Guo, "High-performance liquid chromatograhic assay for the active saponins from Panax notoginseng in rat tissues," Biomedical Chromatography, vol.
In previous studies, some researches showed several chemicals which were contained in Chinese herbal medicine such as Panax notoginseng [35], salviae miltiorrhizae [36, 37], Ligusticum wallichii [38], and Forsythia suspense [39, 40] and have Nrf2 activating activities.
Antiplatelet and anticoagulant effects of Panax notoginseng: comparison of raw and steamed Panax notoginseng with Panax ginseng and Panax quinquefolium.
Protection by hot water extract of Panax notoginseng on chronic ethanol-induced hepatotoxicity.
Panax notoginseng (PN) has the property to increase the expression of certain molecules such as nestin and BDNF, promoting neural plasticity and recovery after cerebral ischemia [149, 150].
ActiGin is derived from the panax notoginseng and rosa roxburghii plant.