Botany, phytochemistry, pharmacology, and potential application of Polygonum cuspidatum Sieb.et Zucc.: a review.

TitleBotany, phytochemistry, pharmacology, and potential application of Polygonum cuspidatum Sieb.et Zucc.: a review.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsPeng W, Qin R, Li X, Zhou H
JournalJournal of ethnopharmacology
Volume148
Issue3
Pagination729-45
Date Published2013 Jul 30
Abstract

Polygonum cuspidatum Sieb. et Zucc. (Polygonum cuspidatum), also known as Reynoutria japonica Houtt and Huzhang in China, is a traditional and popular Chinese medicinal herb. Polygonum cuspidatum with a wide spectrum of pharmacological effects has been used for treatment of inflammation, favus, jaundice, scald, and hyperlipemia, etc.

DOI10.1093/jxb/ert186
Alternate JournalJ Ethnopharmacol