[Phytochemical and pharmacological advance on Tibetan medicinal plants of Corydalis].

@article{Shang2014PhytochemicalAP,
  title={[Phytochemical and pharmacological advance on Tibetan medicinal plants of Corydalis].},
  author={Wei-Qing Shang and Yue-mei Chen and Xiaoli Gao and Chi Pu and Pengfei Tu and Xingyun Chai},
  journal={Zhongguo Zhong yao za zhi = Zhongguo zhongyao zazhi = China journal of Chinese materia medica},
  year={2014},
  volume={39 7},
  pages={1190-8}
}
It was estimated that about 428 species of genus Corydalis are distributed all worldwide, with about 298, especially 10 groups and 219 species being uniquely spread in China. The genus Corydalis have been widely employed as folk medicines in China, especially as traditional Tibetan medicines, for treatment of fever, hepatitis, edema, gastritis, cholecystitis, hypertension and other diseases. The phytochemical studies revealed that isoquinoline alkaloids are its major bioactive ingredients. The… CONTINUE READING