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Ginseng and notoginseng

Prof Ricky NS Wong, Hong Kong Baptist University; Prof Karl WK Tsim, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

  1. Content type: Research

    Radix notoginseng is used in Chinese medicine to improve blood circulation and clotting; however, the pharmacological activities of other parts of Panax notoginseng have yet to be explored. The present study repo...

    Authors: Roy Chi-Yan Choi, Zhiyong Jiang, Heidi Qun Xie, Anna Wing-Han Cheung, David Tai-Wai Lau, Qiang Fu, Tina Tingxia Dong, Jijun Chen, Zhengtao Wang and Karl Wah-Keung Tsim

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2010 5:38

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  2. Content type: Review

    This article reviews recent basic and clinical studies of ginseng, particularly the anti-cancer effects and the potential chemopreventive actions by activating the transcriptional factor, nuclear factor (eryth...

    Authors: Constance Lay-Lay Saw, Qing Wu and Ah-NgTony Kong

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2010 5:37

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  3. Content type: Research

    The natural habitat of wild P. ginseng is currently found only in the Russian Primorye and the populations are extremely exhausted and require restoration. Analysis of the genetic diversity and population structu...

    Authors: Yuri N Zhuravlev, Galina D Reunova, Irina L Kats, Tamara I Muzarok and Alexander A Bondar

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2010 5:21

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  4. Content type: Review

    The therapeutic potential of ginseng has been studied extensively, and ginsenosides, the active components of ginseng, are shown to be involved in modulating multiple physiological activities. This article wil...

    Authors: Kar Wah Leung and Alice Sze-Tsai Wong

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2010 5:20

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  5. Content type: Research

    Panax notoginseng saponins (PNS), the main active components of Radix Notoginseng, has been used for treating atherosclerosis, cerebral infarction, and cerebral ischemia. Ginsenosides Rg1, ginsenoside Rb1, and no...

    Authors: Wei Chen, Yunjie Dang and Chunyan Zhu

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2010 5:12

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