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- Cui, Yan, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- BMC complementary and alternative medicine 2011 v.11 no.1 pp. 120
- Oriental traditional medicine; Salvia miltiorrhiza; alternative medicine; biochemistry; blood sampling; blood serum; bone density; cardiovascular diseases; dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry; ethanol; females; liver; micro-computed tomography; microscopy; nitric oxide; osteoclasts; osteoporosis; oxidative stress; rats; tibia
- ... BACKGROUND: Salvia miltiorrhiza (SM) has long been used as a traditional oriental medicine for cardiovascular disease. Accumulating evidence also indicates that SM has anti-osteoporotic effects. This study was conducted to examine the SM-induced anti-osteoporotic effect and its possible mechanisms with various doses of SM. METHODS: We studied Sprague-Dawley female rats aged 12 weeks, divided into ...
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