Antiosteoporotic chemical constituents from Er-Xian Decoction, a traditional Chinese herbal formula.

  title={Antiosteoporotic chemical constituents from Er-Xian Decoction, a traditional Chinese herbal formula.},
  author={L. Qin and T. Han and Q. Zhang and D. Cao and H. Nian and Khalid Rahman and H. Zheng},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  volume={118 2},
  • L. Qin, T. Han, +4 authors H. Zheng
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Journal of ethnopharmacology
  • AIM OF THE STUDY Er Xian Decoction (EXD), a traditional Chinese medicine formula, has long been used for the treatment of osteoporosis and menopausal syndrome in China. The present study was designed to investigate the antiosteoporotic constituents of EXD, and evaluate their antiosteoporotic effects in ovariectomized rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS Osteoblasts in neonatal calvaria cultures and osteoclasts derived from rat marrow cells were used to bioactivity-guided screen the active constituents… CONTINUE READING
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