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Anemarrhena asphodeloides Bge.

  • Weici Tang
  • Gerhard Eisenbrand

Abstract

Zhimu, Rhizoma Anemarrhenae, is the dry rootstock of Anemarrhena asphodeloides Bge. (Liliaceae) dug in spring and fall. It has been used for a long time in traditional Chinese medicine as an antipyretic, sedative, and diuretic agent.

Keywords

Domestic Plant Diuretic Agent cAMP Phosphodiesterase Steroid Sapogenin Saponin Fraction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Weici Tang
    • 1
  • Gerhard Eisenbrand
    • 1
  1. 1.Lebensmittelchemie und UmwelttoxikologieUniversität KaiserslauternKaiserslauternGermany

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