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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has emerged as an important worldwide public health problem. Due to the lack of efficacy and major side effects related to many Western medical treatments, traditional Chinese medicine or herbal medicine is very often used to treat this disease. In the present study, we evaluated the effects of Bauhinia championii (Benth.) Benth.(More)
This paper reports the quantitative analysis of glaucocalyxin A in the leaves of Plectranthus japonicus var. glaucocalyx by HPLC. The chromatographic conditions were as follows: column: Shim-pack CLC-ODS; mobile phase: methanol-water (70:30). The average content of glaucocalyxin A in the leaves is 1.30%.
AIM Abelmoschi Corolla is a well-known herbal medicine used for the treatment of chronic renal disease. Flavonoids are the major bioactive ingredients of Abelmoschi Corolla, but some non-flavonoid components also exist in this herb. In order to clarify the influences of non-flavonoid components on the pharmacokinetics profile of the flavonoid fraction from(More)
An HPLC method for the determination of hyperin in Sanguisorba officinalis L. was investigated. 0.5 g of dried powdered crude drug was weighed accurately in a 50 mL volumetric flask added with 40 mL methanol, supersonicated for 30 min and then made up to volume with methanol. The sample solution was separated on a Shim-pack ODS column(6.0 mm i.d. x 150 mm,(More)
OBJECTIVE To choose the most suitable concentration of 2-n-nonyl-1,3-dioxolane as a penetration enhancer in tanshinone gel preparation. METHOD In vitro, transdermal absorption was studied using improved Frans equipment and rats skin. Tanshinone II A was tested by HPLC. RESULT The 4.0% concentration of 2-n-nonyl-1,3-dioxolane enhanced the transdermal(More)
OBJECTIVE To develop a method for the determination of columbianetin, columbianetin acetate and osthol in Angelica pubescens f. biserrata METHOD HPLC method, ODS column (6.0 mm x 150 mm) with a mobile phase of methanol-acetonitrile-0.025 mol.L-1 phosphoric acid (32:20:48), and wave length detection at 320 nm. RESULT AND CONCLUSION The method can be used(More)
The contents of myristicin and safrol in the volatile oil of nutmeg and its processed products were determined by HPLC. This method is fast, accurate and gives good resolution. It has also been confirmed that myristicin tends to decrease in varying degrees after the nutmeg has been processed.
A HPLC method for the determination of hyperin in Epimedium koreanum was investigated. The result shows that this method is simple, specific and accurate. The recovery was 97.4% and relative standard deviation was 1.2%. With good reproducibility and wide response linearity, the method can be used for the quality control of this herbal medicine.