Epimedium is commonly used in Chinese traditional medicine and has high medicinal value. It is a perennial herb with a height of 20-60 cm, mainly distributed in Jilin, Liaoning, Shandong, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Hunan and other places.It is born in the hillside and understory grass and prefers cool and humid areas.The stems and leaves contained icariin and Epinedoside A. The rhizome and root contain noricarliin and I-cariresinol.
Epimedium is a traditional Chinese medicine supplement, which can effectively inhibit Staphylococcus and anti-aging. Icariin is one of its active components, which can effectively improve the cardiac vascular system, adjust and improve endocrine. In addition, Of particular concern, Epimedium has been regarded as the most promising anticancer drug due to its anticancer effect.
Epimedium polysaccharide can enhance the body's immune function, and can enhance and maintain normal adrenal cortex function and immune function.
Epimedium can affect the aging mechanism in different ways, which can delay the aging process and prevent the occurrence of senile diseases. Such as affecting cell passage, prolonging the growth period, regulating the immune and secretory system, improving the body's metabolism and organ function.
Epimedium extract can reduce cerebrovascular resistance and has a certain protective effect on myocardial ischemia caused by pituitrin. It has scientific basis for the treatment of coronary heart disease and angina pectoris. Icarii polysaccharide can inhibit platelet aggregation and thrombosis. It can also promote the differentiation and proliferation of a variety of blood cells and promote hematopoietic function.
The results showed that Epimedium could promote the synthesis of DNA in bone marrow cells. It had the effect of "pachybonesis" and had good prevention and treatment effect on osteoporosis.