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Caesalpinia sappan L

  • Weici Tang
  • Gerhard Eisenbrand

Abstract

Sumu, Lignum Sappan, is the dry heartwood of Caesalpinia sappan L. (Fabaceae). It is listed officially in the Chinese Pharmacopoeia and used in traditional Chinese medicine as an analgesic and antiinflammatory agent in treatmefit of traumatic diseases and menstrual disorders.

Keywords

Aldose Reductase Menstrual Disorder Chinese Pharmacopoeia Aldose Reductase Activity Significant Antiinflammatory Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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