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- Dong, Xiaoxv; Fu, Jing; Yin, Xingbin; Cao, Sali; Li, Xuechun; Lin, Longfei; Ni, Jian
- Phytotherapy research 2016 v.30 no.8 pp. 1207-1218
- Rheum palmatum, etc ; Oriental traditional medicine; Reynoutria japonica; Reynoutria multiflora; anti-infective properties; antioxidants; bioavailability; emodin; hepatotoxicity; mechanism of action; medicinal plants; medicinal properties; nephrotoxicity; pharmacokinetics; rats; reproductive toxicology; Show all 16 Subjects
- ... Emodin is a natural anthraquinone derivative that occurs in many widely used Chinese medicinal herbs, such as Rheum palmatum, Polygonum cuspidatum and Polygonum multiflorum. Emodin has been used as a traditional Chinese medicine for over 2000 years and is still present in various herbal preparations. Emerging evidence indicates that emodin possesses a wide spectrum of pharmacological properties, i ...