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Cancer & Natural Medicine: A Textbook of Basic Science and Clinical Research

John Boik (See book keywords and concepts)

AGENT AGENTS THAT INCREASE ESTROGEN BIOAVAILABILITY IN FEMALES (continued/ Glycyrrhiza uralensis (gan cao) and paeonia lactiflora (bai shao and chi shao) (continued) This formula lowered serum testosterone levels in sterilized female rats by stimulating aromatase activity. When the formula was administered to females with polycystic ovarian disease, serum testosterone levels decreased and the ratio of estrogen to testosterone increased, hi conventional medicine, inhibitors of aromatase have been used in the treatment of breast cancer.

Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy: Modern Herbal Medicine

Simon Mills and Kerry Bone (See book keywords and concepts)

Oestrogen-promoting herbs such as Chamaelirium luteum (helonias root) and paeonia may be beneficial because a fibroadenoma is an aberration of normal lobule development. Given the increased risk of breast cancer, once the fibroadenoma is resolved the intake of phytooestrogens and oestrogenic lignans should be increased. The stress aspect should also be addressed by prescribing nervine tonics, sedatives or tonics as the case history dictates. Case history Jenny was 31 and had a breast lump which was diagnosed as a fibroadenoma.

The One Earth Herbal Sourcebook: Everything You Need to Know About Chinese, Western, and Ayurvedic Herbal Treatments

Alan Keith Tillotson, Ph.D., A.H.G., D.Ay. (See book keywords and concepts)

The same herbs are used to treat these ailments, but using the stronger ones like persica seed (tao ren or Prunus persica), carthamus flower, red peony root (chi shao / paeonia rubra), prickly ash bark, and e zhu root (Curcuma zedoaria). If the congestion progresses to the stage of what TCM doctors call "mass formation," more powerful and potentially toxic "herbs" are used, such as anteater scales (chuan shan jia / Manis pentadactyla) and/or dried leech (shui zhi or Hirudo nipponia).

For example, paeonia rubra is red peony, and Echinacea purpurea is purple coneflower. Due to its oval (ovata) shape, the plantain leaf is called Plantago ovata. Sometimes the geographical location is used to determine the species name, as in poke root (Phytolacca americana), a plant found in America. The Latin word officinalis or officinale, as in Calendula officinalis (calendula flower), is drawn from the historical knowledge that these plants were collected and categorized by European monks who kept them in small storerooms called officinae.

Pancreas inflammation: Choose from moudan bark (mu dan pi or paeonia suffruti-cosa), persica seed (tao ren or Prunus persica), carthamus flower, benincasa fruit (dong gua ren or B. hispida), guggul gum, rhubarb root, bromelain, and shilajatu. Treating Serious Inflammation The general list of herbs offered above provides a starting point. There are many inflammation-related diseases, and we will be going into greater detail in the next chapters.

Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy: Modern Herbal Medicine

Simon Mills and Kerry Bone (See book keywords and concepts)

Plant remedies traditionally used as xue tonics Angelica sinensis (dang gui) Rehmannia glutinosa (sheng di huang - fresh - and shu di huang - prepared) paeonia lactiflora (paeony root - bai shao) Mori alba (mulberry fruit - sang shen) Yin tonics Remedies for replenishing the body fluids and essence, supplying condensed energies and nourishment, for the most depleted conditions. Areas in most need of support are the Kidneys, Liver, Lungs and Stomach.

The Way of Chinese Herbs

Michael Tierra, L.Ac, O.M.D. (See book keywords and concepts)

Peony (BAl SHAO) paeonia alba or P. lactiflora Common Name: Peony Family: Ranunculaceae Part Used: Root Energy and Flavors: Slightly cold; bitter, sour Organ Meridians Affected: Liver, spleen Properties: Blood tonic, antispasmodic, analgesic, sedative, antiinflammatory, diuretic, antibacterial Indications: This herb is used to treat anemia and blood deficiency, irregular menstruation, uterine bleeding, and abdominal spasms and pain. Contraindications: White peony should not be used by those with diarrhea and spleen and stomach deficiency or those with an exterior condition.

The Way of Herbs

Michael Tierra (See book keywords and concepts)

Peony (SHAO-YAO) paeonia lactiflora Family: Ranunculaceae Part Used: Root Energy and Taste: Slightly cold; bitter and acrid taste Systems Affected: Liver, blood, uterus and skin Properties: Alterative, Antispasmodic, Hepatic tonic Dose: 5-10 grams Notes: Peony root is a liver tonic and is almost always used together with licorice root for treating all diseases stemming from an imbal-anced liver function. It is also a good blood purifier, useful in treating skin eruptions and infections.

Breast Cancer? Breast Health! The Wise Woman Way

Susun S. Weed (See book keywords and concepts)

Astragalus membranaceous root Angelica archangelica root Hoelen root Atractylodes root Rehmannia glutinosa root Glycyrrhiza glabra root Cnicus benedictus root Cinnamomum zylandicum bark Panax quinquefolius root paeonia albiflora root Platycodon herb Polygonum lithospermum herb Combine 2 grams of each herb on the left with 3 grams of each herb on the right, infuse in a quart/liter of water or 4 ounces/125 ml alcohol. This brew is said to dissolve tumors within 2-10 weeks.

Medical Herbalism: The Science Principles and Practices Of Herbal Medicine

David Hoffman, FNIMH, AHG (See book keywords and concepts)

Nymphaea: the water lily, from the Latin Nympha, goddess of waters, meadows, and forest Paeonia: from the Greek Paionia, physician of the gods Achillea: from the Greek Achilles, hero of Homer's Iliad, whose bleeding ankle was treated with yarrow Geographical or Ecological Names These may refer to the plant's habitat or some other geo-morphologic feature. montana: growing in mountainous places riparius: growing by rivers and streams nivalis: from the Latin nivis, growing in or near snow hydrocotyle: living in water Place Names These are often self-explanatory.

The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants: Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications

Christian Ratsch (See book keywords and concepts)

Ephedra sinica Stapf paeonia veitchii Lynch Panax notoginseng (Burk.) EH. Chen [syn. P. pseudoginseng Wall. var. notoginseng (Burk.) Hoo et Tseng] Polygala tenuifolia Willd. Salvia miltiorrhiza Bge. Zizyphus vulgaris Lam. var. spinosus Bge. [syn. Zizyphus jujuba Mill.] furanocoumarins eugenol glycyrrhizine and others ephedrine paeoniflorine and others ginsenosides polygalitol and others tanshinones and others betuline and others The recommended dosage is one to three capsules (0.8 g per capsule) per person.

A Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients

Ruth Winter, M.S. (See book keywords and concepts)

PEONY paeonia lactiflora. Shao-yao. The root is used by herbalists as a liver tonic. It is also used to treat all female complaints, especially menstrual irregularity and abdominal pains associated with the menstrual cycle. It is used in "organic" cosmetics. PEPPER OIL, BLACK A pungent oil obtained from the dried, unripe berries of the East Indian pepper plant, Piper nigrum. Used in flavorings. Pepper was formerly used as a carminative to break up intestinal gas and cause sweating, and as a gastric ingredient to promote gastric secretion. No known toxicity.

Cancer & Natural Medicine: A Textbook of Basic Science and Clinical Research

John Boik (See book keywords and concepts)

The formula contains paeonia lactiflora (see below) and increases blood circulation. It is used in cases of stroke. Li XL etal., 1989 Capsicum annuum (cayenne pepper) Stimulates fibrinolytic activity after oral administration in humans. Visudhiphan et al., 1982 (Table continues) TABLE 3.4. (continued) AGENTS THAT INHIBIT FIBRIN PRODUCTION OR STIMULATE FIBRINOLYSIS (continued) Carthamus tinctorius (hong hua) Alcohol extracts inhibit prothrombin and thrombin activity, and prolong prothrombin time in vitro. Widely used in China to treat patients with coronary heart disease.

Albert-Puleo, 1980 Glycyrrhiza uralensis (gan cao) and paeonia lactiflora (bai shao and chi shao) These herbs stimulate the activity of aromatase, an enzyme that converts testosterone to estrogen. Paeoniflorin (from P. lactiflora), and glycyrrhizin and glycyrrhetinic acid (from G. uralensis) stimulated aromatase activity in the rat ovary to promote estradiol synthesis. Formulas containing P. lactiflora increased estradiol secretion from cultured rat ovarian follicles. A formula consisting of P. lactiflora and G.

HERBAL FORMULAS MENTIONED IN TEXT FORMULA INGREDIENTS Ba Wei Di Huang Wan Rehmannia glutinosa (sheng di huang) 24g, Cornus officinalis (shan zhuyu) 24g, Dioscorea opposita (shan yao) 2A%,Alisma plantago (ze xie) 15g, Poria cocos (fu ling) 24g, paeonia suffruticosa (mu dan pi) 24g, Schisandra chinensis (wu wei zi) 15g, Astragalus membranaceus (zhi huang qi) 30g Bu )ang 11 nan Wu Tang . islragalus membranaceus (huang qi),.

AGENT 1 REPORTED ACTIONS Formula #1 increases survival of humans with nasopharyngeal cancer in combination with radiotherapy see paeonia lactijlora, Ligusticum chuanxiong, Angelica sinensis, Carthamus tinctorius, and Astragalus membranaceus in Table 17.1 Formula #2 increases survival of humans with stomach cancer in combination with chemotherapy see Astragalus membranaceus and Atractylodes macrocephala in Table 17.1 Formula #3 increases leukocyte count in radiotherapy patients see Astragalus membranaceus and Acanthopanax sp. in Table 17.

Textbook of Natural Medicine 2nd Edition Volume 1

Michael T. Murray, ND (See book keywords and concepts)

Angelica sinensis (Dang Gui), 14.3% paeonia lactiflora (Bai Shao), 14.3% Atractylodes macrocephala (Bai Zhu), 14.3% Porta cocus (Fu Ling), 14.3% Glycyrrhiza uralensis (Gan Cao), 11.5% Zingiber (Sheng Jiang), 14.3% Herba mentha (Bo He), 2.

Textbook of Natural Medicine 2nd Edition Volume 2

Michael T. Murray, ND (See book keywords and concepts)

In addition to licorice, the formula contained: Ledebouriealla seseloides Potentilla chinensis Clematis chenisis Clematis armandi Rehmania glutinosa paeonia lactiflora Lophatherum gracile Dictamnus dasycarpus Tribulus terrestris Schizonepeta tenuiflora. Interest in this formula by a group of researchers began after one of their patients with atopic dermatitis experienced tremendous improvement after taking a decoction prescribed by a Chinese doctor. Several double-blind studies have confirmed this benefit.

Alternative Medicine the Definitive Guide, Second Edition

Larry Trivieri, Jr. (See book keywords and concepts)

Xiao YaoTong contains bupleurum root, paeonia root, dong quai, poria fungus, tractylodes rhizome, ginger, licorice root, and mentha leaf. Dr. Carter also gave Linda acupuncture treatments every other week, prescribed a multimineral supplement, and had her drink plenty of water and begin a regular exercise routine. By the time her second menstruation came, Linda reported that her feet had become very hot while he had been stimulating the points, and then her headaches disappeared.

Miracle Medicine Herbs (Reward Books)

Richard Melvin Lucas (See book keywords and concepts)

Pueraria Combination12 Constituents: Pueraria, ma-huang, cinnamon, paeonia, jujube, licorice, ginger. Uses: This combination has been famous in China for its curative powers since ancient times. It is used for the common cold, influenza, bronchitis, and pneumonia. The government of Japan has approved the Pueraria Combination for use in medical clinics for the common cold. Minor Bupleurum Combination13 Constituents: Bupleurum, scute, pinellia, ginseng, jujube, licorice, ginger.

Bupleurum and Cinnamon Combination15 Constituents: Bupleurum, pinellia, licorice, cinnamon, scute, ginseng, paeonia, jujube, ginger. Uses: Taken for pleurisy, a common cold, and a lingering cold with mild fever. Hoelen and Schizandra Combination16 Constituents: Hoelen, schizandra, licorice, ginger, apricot seed, pinellia, asarum. Uses: Traditional Chinese herbal practitioners consider this formula especially effective for treating chronic bronchitis or emphysema in the elderly or those of a delicate constitution.

Cancer & Natural Medicine: A Textbook of Basic Science and Clinical Research

John Boik (See book keywords and concepts)

In contrast, in rats with experimentally induced acute liver failure, Salvia miltiorrhiza (dan shen) and paeonia lactiflora (bai shao and chi shao) increased plasma fibronectin levels (Qi, 1991). 3.3.5 Copper Copper complexes have been shown to increase angiogenesis, and angiogenesis fails to occur in copper-deficient rabbits. Copper sulfate induces angiogenesis in the rabbit cornea model (Parke et al., 1988). Heparin-copper complexes also induce angiogenesis in the rabbit cornea model, and may play a prominent role in tumor-induced angiogenesis in humans (Folkman and Klagsbrun, 1987).

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