Characterization of Salvia Miltiorrhiza ethanol extract as an anti-osteoporotic agent

  title={Characterization of Salvia Miltiorrhiza ethanol extract as an anti-osteoporotic agent},
  author={Yan Cui and Bidur Bhandary and Anu Marahatta and G Lee and Bo Li and Do-Sung Kim and Soo Wan Chae and Hyung-ryong Kim and H. J. Chae},
  booktitle={BMC complementary and alternative medicine},
BACKGROUND Salvia miltiorrhiza (SM) has long been used as a traditional oriental medicine for cardiovascular disease. Accumulating evidence also indicates that SM has anti-osteoporotic effects. This study was conducted to examine the SM-induced anti-osteoporotic effect and its possible mechanisms with various doses of SM. METHODS We studied Sprague-Dawley female rats aged 12 weeks, divided into six groups: sham-operated control (SHAM), OVX rats supplemented with SM (1, 3, 10 and 30 mg/kg… CONTINUE READING
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