Research Progress of Chinese Herbal Medicine Radix isatidis (Banlangen).
Summary of "Research Progress of Chinese Herbal Medicine Radix isatidis (Banlangen)."
Radix isatidis (R. isatidis) (Banlangen) is a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) famous for its broad antiviral activity. Its clinical medical history spans several thousands of years in China. Many scientists and scholars have conducted systematic research on this herb from its pharmacognosy to pharmaceuticals, especially in China. Through our research and literature reports, we inferred that the antiviral activity of R. isatidis mostly depended on the water-soluble part, including amino acids, IRPS, nucleosides, and sulfur-containing alkaloids. By playing a role in directly killing pathogenic viruses or regulating the immune system to enhance anti-virus ability, R. isatidis's biological activities mostly depend on the synergistic effect of its multiple components. This article aims to expand understanding of R. isatidis in the following aspects including medicinal resources, chemical constituents, pharmacological activities, clinical applications, and separation and analytical technologies.
Department of Pharmaceutical Analysis, School of Pharmacy, Guiyang Medical University, Guiyang, Guizhou, China.
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Name: The American journal of Chinese medicine
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23895149
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0192415X1350050X
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