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March 31, 2019

GOLDENSEAL: THE PLANT

  • A perennial herb with yellow knotted roots

  • Goldenseal has a four year growth period

  • Roots and rhizomes contain bioactive compounds     

  • Traditionally used in Native American medicine

Goldenseal

Hydrastis Canadensis

Popular since the mid-1800’s

Cultivated in Eastern North America

Continued use of goldenseal today

Considered an endangered plant

Hydrastis Canadensis

Wild go...

July 30, 2017

Background

Natural or botanical health products

Overview of usage of herbal products for health

Different Types of Herbal Products

  1. Supervised by health care practitioners

  2. As self-care products, self-directed use (NPHs regulations)

Issues with Botanical Health Products

  1. Concern about predictable quality and health benefit?

  • Biological effects are induces by secondary plant metabolites, which are produc...

July 24, 2017

GINSENG: THE PLANT 

  • Perennial herb with short underground stem and fleshy white root. 

  • Three or four years, the plants starts to flower. 

  • Most plant parts contain active components 

  • Main roots used for Traditional Chinese Medicine

Mayor Panax species: 

  1.  Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer: Oriental, Asian or Korea ginseng. Long hsitory of use >> 4,000 years. Cultivated in China, Korea, and Japan....

July 20, 2017

A description of scientific publications, covering different areas- i) agriculture/breeding; ii) phytochemistry, iii) preclinical pharmacology- in vitro and in vivio stating the targets investigated: immune stimulation and suppression, anti-inflammation, antibacterial activity, cardiovascular health, metabolism including adipose tissue, diabetes and it complications, stress, skeletal muscle; iv) advanced processing...

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