Increase in bone mass and bone strength by Sambucus williamsii HANCE in ovariectomized rats.

@article{Xie2005IncreaseIB,
  title={Increase in bone mass and bone strength by Sambucus williamsii HANCE in ovariectomized rats.},
  author={Fang Xie and Chun-Fu Wu and Yan Zhang and Xinsheng Yao and P Y Cheung and Albert Sun-chi Chan and Man-sau Wong},
  journal={Biological & pharmaceutical bulletin},
  year={2005},
  volume={28 10},
  pages={1879-85}
}
Herbal Sambucus williamsii HANCE (SWH) is a folk medicine with a long history of safe use for treatment of bone fractures and joint diseases in China. The present study was designed to investigate if SWH extract could be used for treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis. SWH extracts (30 or 60 mg/100 g body weight/d) were orally administrated to four-months-old ovariectomized (OVX) rats for 3 months. SWH extracts did not alter weight gain and uterus weight in OVX rats. SWH extracts… CONTINUE READING

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