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What Benefits Does Aucklandia Root Have?

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Muxiang is a traditional bulk medicinal material. It is the dried root of Aucklandia lappa Decne., a plant of Compositae. Muxiang is widely used in the development and application of pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. It is the main raw material of various Chinese patent medicines and prescriptions such as Muxiang Shunqi Pills, Liuwei Muxiang Capsules, and Muxiang Pills. Because the root of woody fragrance contains volatile oil and has a strong aroma, it is widely used as a spice.

At present, a total of 250 chemical components have been isolated and identified from Muxiang, which can be divided into terpenoids (142 sesquiterpenoids, 43 monoterpenoids, 8 triterpenoids) and 2 anthraquinones according to their structural types. , 4 kinds of flavonoid glycosides, 4 kinds of lignan glycosides and 47 other kinds.chuan mu xiang for sale -Okayherb

The role of chuan mu xiang

1 Effects on the digestive system

The medicinal effects of woody fragrance on the digestive system are mainly reflected in the promotion of gastrointestinal motility, antidiarrheal, protection of gastric mucosa, anti-ulcer and choleretic effects. Muxiang decoction and volatile oil can both promote gastric emptying and intestinal propulsion, and there is a dose-related relationship; further research shows that CNL can significantly promote intestinal propulsion in mice with spleen deficiency, and both CNL and DHC can promote gastric emptying in mice with spleen deficiency. Empty; the extract of Akiras muscaria has obvious inhibitory effect on gastric ulcer, and does not inhibit gastric acid secretion, and has a relieving effect on acute gastric mucosal injury. In addition, CNL has a significant anti-inflammatory and choleretic effect, and the extract of Cinnamonia can effectively inhibit the spasm of smooth muscle in the gastrointestinal tract and relieve excessive excitement; it also has antidiarrheal and analgesic effects, which provides a reasonable basis for the clinical research of Cinnamonia .

2. Anti-tumor effect

Woody is widely used in clinical tumor treatment. A large number of pharmacological studies have confirmed that the active ingredients in woody incense have effects on tumor cells such as lung cancer, liver cancer, prostate cancer, bladder cancer; ovarian cancer, breast cancer, cervical cancer, laryngeal cancer; gastric cancer, acute promyelocytic leukemia and chronic myeloid leukemia. Proliferation is inhibited.

3. Anti-inflammatory effect

Studies have found that woody extract can reduce inflammatory cell infiltration and synovial hyperplasia, reduce serum C-reactive protein, interleukin-1 beta (interleukin-1beta, IL-1 beta) and interleukin-6, tumor necrosis factor α (tumor necrosis factor-α, TNF-α), has the effect of improving arthritis in rats. Fraction of woody petroleum ether can inhibit the production of NO in RAW264.7 cells and play an anti-inflammatory effect; in addition, CNL, DHC, and inulin have the potential to treat inflammatory skin diseases.

4. Antibacterial effect

Studies have shown that woody alcohol extract can inhibit the growth and acid production of Streptococcus mutans, reduce its adhesion, and can significantly inhibit the synthesis of water-insoluble glucan, indicating that it can inhibit the formation of dental caries caused by Streptococcus mutans; further research found that , DHC and CNL have a certain inhibitory effect on the growth, acid production and adhesion of Streptococcus mutans. Different extracts of woody fragrance have inhibitory effects on Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Bacillus subtilis, Staphylococcus aureus, and fungi (Candida albicans), and organic solvent extracts have better antibacterial effects than water extracts, suggesting that small Sexual volatile oils or terpenes are antibacterial active substances. In addition, the study found that the volatile oil of Muxiang had strong antibacterial activity against Staphylococcus aureus, and inhibited the production of α-toxin, toxic shock syndrome toxin 1, and enterotoxin A and B in a dose-dependent manner.

In addition to the above pharmacological effects, woody incense also has anti-oxidation, cardiotonic, anti-convulsant, hypoglycemic, and liver-protecting effects.

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