has been used for renal support in TCM.
Dried root of Rehmannia glutinosa
prevents bone loss in ovariectomized rats.
Hu, "Study on quality evaluation of dihuang (Rehmannia glutinosa
) by two-dimension HPLC fingerprints and chemometrics methods," China Journal of Chinese Materia Medica, vol.
Currently, formulations based on Rehmannia glutinosa
, wild ginseng, Astragalus propinquus, and bee venom are in clinical use.
Catalpol content and antioxidant activities in various cultivars of Rehmannia glutinosa
. J Korean Soc Food Sci Nutr 2011; 40:481-5.
Root development in the medicinal plant Rehmannia glutinosa
is severely disordered by replanting disease, which occurs when it is grown in the same soils over consecutive seasons.
Catalpol, isolated from the roots of Rehmannia glutinosa
, Chinese foxglove, is an iridoid glycoside with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antihyperglycemic agent .
(Dangshen in Chinese), Rehmannia glutinosa
Liu  studied the chemical compounds of Rehmannia glutinosa
Libosch and assayed their bioactivities, indicating that rehmaglutoside E, 6-O-E-caffeoyl ajugol, leucosceptoside A, and jionoside D had antioxidation activities and acteoside, salidrosid, leucosceptoside A, jionoside D, jionoside B1, and vanillin had anti-inflammation activities.
Another popular herb in TCM is Rehmannia glutinosa
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