Curculigo orchioides, a traditional Chinese medicinal plant, prevents bone loss in ovariectomized rats.

OBJECTIVE Natural medicines derived from plants have aroused increasing interest in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. This is due to their unique characteristics as these are more suitable for long-term use compared with synthesized chemicals and have apparently fewer adverse effects. Curculigo orchioides (CO) has a long history in the treatment… CONTINUE READING