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rehmannia (rēˑ·m·nē·),

n Latin name:
Rehmannia glutinosa (Gaertn.) Libosch.; part used: roots; uses: antiinflammatory, antipyretic, antihemorrhagic, laxative, skin rashes, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, urticaria, anemia, bleeding disorders, asthma, chemotherapy damage; precautions: can cause possible mutagen (cured root); diarrhea with excessive doses. Also called
Chinese foxglove, di huang, shojio, or
glutinous rehmannia.
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The other speakers include Ethann Fox, founder of the Flower of Life Center for Human Evolution and the Awake and Empowered Expo, Rehmannia Dean Thomas, master herbalist, Ty Bollinger, health advocate and best-selling author, and Kevan Ryon, a researcher and writer for the Flower of Life Center who works to bring alternative health methods to the mainstream.
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However, scientists have discovered that common Chinese herbs such as dong quai and rehmannia may help produce more stem cells in bone marrow.
The herbs prescribed were Urtica dioica, Phytolacca decandra, Rehmannia glutinosa, Glycyrrhiza glabra, Artemesia annua, Andrographis paniculata, Filipendula ulmaria, Echinacea purpurea, Tabebuia impetiginosa and Arctium lappa.
Ethanol extracts of Rehmannia complex (Di Huang) containing no Corni fructus improve early diabetic nephropathy by combining suppression on the ET-ROS axis with modulate hypoglycemic effect in rats.
The herbs I use include the Chinese herb rehmannia, which is a kidney herb, as well as ashwaghanda and rhodiola, which are good for those whose nervous systems have been depleted.
The Chinese herbs used in this study were taken from a range of 39 different herbs with the most commonly prescribed being Dictamus dasycarpus, Lonicera japonica, Paeonia suffruticosa, Polygonum multiflorum, Rehmannia glutinosa, and Sophora augustifolia.
In collaboration with professors at the College of Oriental Medicine at Kyunghee University, the research team examined about 100 ingredients used in traditional Korean medicine and finally succeeded in selecting five herbs--Polygonatum officinale, Nelumbo nucifera, Paeonia root, Rehmannia glutinosa, and Lily--to improve dry skin for women over 35 years of age.
To help prevent anaemia, make a herbal tea by mixing one teaspoon each of nettle leaves and yellowdock root and 12 teaspoon each of dandelion root, beet greens and liquorice root with a small piece of cooked rehmannia root in four cups of water; bring the mix to the boil and simmer for 20 minutes, then strain (herbs available from Shi Zhen; 0161-881 0088).
The representatives are Wolfberry fruit (GOUJIZI), Lingustrum lucidum Ait (NUZHENZI), Rehmannia root (DIHUANG), Schisandra chinensis (Turcs) Bail (WUWEIZI), Ophiopogen japonica (Thunb) Ker-Gawl (MAIMENDONG), and Scrophularia ningpoensis Hemsl (XUANSHEN).
As of August 2010, there had been 1,522 Chinese patent medicine manufacturers in China, including over 30 listed companies, such as Tasly, Tongrentang and Yunnan Baiyao; there had been over 10,000 kinds of Chinese patent medicine, such as Tasly's Compound Danshen Dripping Pill (Fu Fang Dan Shen Di Wan), Tongrentang's Bolus of Six Drugs Including Rehmannia (Liu Wei Di Huang Wan) and Bolus of Black-bone Chicken (Wu Ji Bai Feng Wan); there had been over 40 dosage forms, such as traditional bolus, ointment, powder and pellet as well as modern capsule, tablet and spray.
Nobile (Chamomile) II-38 Marigold (Calendula Officinalis) II-38 Poke Root (Phytolacca Decandra) II-38 Pygeum Africanum (Pygeum) II-38 Rehmannia Glutinosa II-38 S.