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The genus Ajuga is a plant of the Lamiaceae family, which is widely distributed in temperate regions of Eurasia and Subcontinent. There are 18 species, 12 varieties and 5 varieties in my country. Most of them are distributed in the mountains, low-hill forest areas, valleys and under the shades of three slopes south of the Qinling Mountains. They are mainly produced in Jiangsu, Anhui, Zhejiang, Shanghai, Sichuan, Fujian, Hubei, Hunan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Yunnan and other places.
After consulting the current edition of the Chinese Pharmacopoeia (2020 edition), Ajuga decumbens Thunb. is a dry whole plant of Ajuga decumbens Thunb. Ajuga vulgaris, namely Jinchuang Xiaocao recorded in ancient books, is also known as Prunella vulgaris.
The water extract of Ajuga sinensis has a certain therapeutic effect on acute pneumonia and chronic bronchitis.
Most of the flavonoids have an antibacterial effect (broad-spectrum antibacterial). The total flavonoids of Ajuga spp also have a certain inhibitory effect on most bacteria and fungi. Among them, it has a strong inhibitory effect on Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Escherichia coli, and has a strong inhibitory effect on Staphylococcus aureus. The inhibitory effect is weak.
3. Treatment of osteoporosis
Ajuga grass extract can adjust the balance of osteoblasts and osteoclasts, down-regulate the differentiation of osteoblasts into osteoclasts, and increase the intake of minerals by osteoblasts, thereby having a beneficial effect on osteoporosis, arthritis and other orthopedic diseases. Certainly healing.
4. Lowering the "three highs"
Lowering blood sugar: The water extract of Ajuga sinensis can increase the activity of antioxidant enzymes in blood and red blood cell tissues by inhibiting lipid peroxidation, thereby reducing blood sugar.
Lowering blood pressure: The water extract of Astragalus sinensis has a relaxing effect on vascular smooth muscle, thereby lowering blood pressure.
Lowering blood lipids: Ajuga grass extract can improve the activity of antioxidant enzymes, reduce the oxidation of red blood cells, lipid peroxidation, so that hypercholesterolemia plays a role of antioxidant protection.
5. Promote protein synthesis
Both Tukosterone and β-ecdysone in Ajuga grass extract can promote the synthesis of protein in the body and enhance the ability to adapt to the environment.
6. Promote cell separation
The ecdysone in Ajuga grass extract can stimulate the division and growth of dermal cells, enhance cell metabolism and activation ratio, and keep the skin vigorous.
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