Puerarin: a review of pharmacological effects.

@article{Zhou2014PuerarinAR,
  title={Puerarin: a review of pharmacological effects.},
  author={Yan-Xi Zhou and Hong Zhang and Cheng Peng},
  journal={Phytotherapy research : PTR},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 7},
  pages={961-75}
}
Puerarin is the major bioactive ingredient isolated from the root of the Pueraria lobata (Willd.) Ohwi, which is well known as Gegen (Chinese name) in traditional Chinese medicine. As the most abundant secondary metabolite, puerarin was isolated from Gegen in the late 1950s. Since then, its pharmacological properties have been extensively investigated. It is available in common foods and is used in alternative medicine. It has been widely used in the treatment of cardiovascular and… CONTINUE READING
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