Astragalus

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Synonyms for Astragalus

large genus of annual or perennial herbs or shrubs of north temperate regions

the bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint

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Activity-screening-guided isolation and purification for vasodilative effects compounds from radix astragali by high-speed counter-current chromatography using gradient elution.
The formula contains 25% Radix Astragali (root), 20% Radix Glycyrrhizae (root), 15% Cortex Eucommia Leaf (bark and leaf), 10% Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae (rootstalk), 10% Rhizoma Zingiberis (rootstalk), 10% of Fructus Crataegi (fruit), 5% Fructus Rosae Laevigatae (fruit), 3% Fructus Ligustri Lucidi (fruit), and 2% Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae (pericarp).
a triterpene aglycone derived from Radix astragali, suppresses the accumulation of cytoplasmic lipid droplet in 3T3-L1 adipocytes.
Ethanol extract of Astragali Radix and Salviae Miltiorrhizae Radix, Myelophil, exerts anti-amnesic effect in a mouse model of scopolamine-induced memory deficits," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
A high number of vertebrae, metapodials, incisors and isolated molars were assessed in the sample, whereas scapulae, radii, ribs, calcanei and astragali had very low frequencies.
Effects of water deficits on the activity of anti-oxidative enzymes and osmoregulation among three different genotypes of Radix astragali at seeding stage.
Most threatened or endangered astragali are self compatible, though one endangered species in Arizona, A.
While Astragalus has been investigated more for its immunomodulating abilities than its liver benefits, Radix Astragali and Fructus Schisandrae are the herbs most commonly employed as hepatoprotectives by traditional Chinese herbalists.
Available varieties include: Black, green, oolong, lemon green, chamomile green, green tea with jasmine, toast-rice tea, rose & tree-peony, peach beauty, roselle, blueberry, strawberry, sweet orange, rose-lycium, lyceum-chamomile, ginseng-radix astragali, ketsume, szu-wu ginger and ginseng tea.
Emerson (7) found a significant correlation between astragali dimensions and white-tailed deer live weight ([R.
Two calcanea and two astragali also have exostoses; one of these calcanea was probably fused with astragalus.
A sampling of topics includes the diet of Washington's soldiers at Valley Forge during the winter of 1777-78; the use of cattle in prehistoric Sardinia from the evidence of bronze statuettes; and the use of astragali (animal knucklebones) in various cultural practices throughout history.
Worked astragali from the deposit may indicate that gaming or fortune-telling took place.