The major active compounds in Houttuynia cordata are quercetin, isoquercetin, rutin, hyperoside, and myricetin. These compounds have been found to exhibit various biological activities, including antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer properties.
This monograph examines the healing potentials of Glycyrrhiza uralensis root by analyzing scientific studies supporting its traditional uses. The focus is on its anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antimicrobial, and hepatoprotective properties.
This monograph delves into the various healing potentials of Forsythia suspensa fruit, examining scientific studies supporting its traditional uses. Its anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antibacterial, and hepatoprotective properties are emphasized.
This monograph aims to review scientific studies on the healing potential of Coix lacryma-jobi seeds and their pharmacological properties. Emphasis is placed on the traditional uses in Tibetan and Ayurvedic medicine
This monograph aims to provide a comprehensive review of the scientific literature on the healing potentials of Codonopsis pilosula root in these traditional medicine systems, exploring its pharmacological effects, mechanisms of action, and potential therapeutic applications.
Historically, herbs and plants have been the source of medical breakthroughs. In 15th to 18th century Europe, Spanish traders brought potent herbal remedies from South America that finally gave doctors a way to treat smallpox, malaria, and syphilis.
In every area of the ancient world, including Rome, Egypt, China, and India, people discovered plants’ healing properties and used them for medicine. Collectively, our knowledge of plant medicine has amassed over thousands of years.