Also known as Leuzea carthamoides and maral root. A medicinal plant used in Russian and Eastern Europe as an adaptogen. Rhaponticum is an herbal source of 20-beta-hydroxyecdysterone.
Also known as the Japanese Scholar Tree or Japanese Pagoda Tree. Sophora japonica is a source of a number of bioactive compounds, including the phytoestrogens genistein and genistin, as well as the flavonoids rutin, kaempferol and quercetin. Kaempferol has shown anti-obesity activity in animal and in-vitro experiments, but human data is...
A medicinal plant indigenous to the Himalayas. “Puskaramula” is used in Ayurvedic medicine, both internally (for asthma and pleuresy) and topically (to treat skin diseases and promote wound healing). Experimental evidence suggests Inula extracts have anti-diabetic activity and can improve insulin sensitivity, but human studies are...