Apr 01, 2019
What Is Emodin
Emodin, a member of the anthraquinones family, is a resin that can be found in many plants, but is most often extracted from the rhubarb plant and Polygonum Cuspidatum. Some of the many potential uses of this substance include its use as a laxative, its ability to mitigate the impact of diabetes, and as a part of anti-cancer therapy.
1. The role of antitumor activity
Emodin had inhibitory effect on the S-180 of mouse solid sarcoma, mouse liver cancer, breast cancer, Ehrlich ascites carcinoma, lymphatic sarcoma, melanoma and A-549 of rat and lung cancer, and its inhibitory rate was more than 30%.
2. Anti-microbial growth effect
Emodin inhibited the inhibition of Staphylococcus aureus, streptococcus, diphtheria, Shigella, Escherichia coli, influenza Bacilli, pneumococcal and so on, and had a strong inhibitory effect on the clinical anaerobic bacteria, which inhibited the electron transmission of mitochondrial respiration chain, inhibited respiration and amino acids, The oxidation and dehydrogenation of the intermediate products of sugar and protein metabolism. Inhibit nucleic acid and protein synthesis of the final results can suppress bacteria growth.
3. Immune inhibition
Emodin can inhibit the production of antibodies, inhibit the clearance of carbon particles, reduce the weight of the immune organs, reduce the number of white blood cells, reduce the phagocytosis of peritoneal macrophages.
4. Relieve spasm, relieve cough function
Emodin had a strong inhibitory effect on the intestinal spasm of rat intestine caused by acetylcholine, about 4 times times that of poppy Chestnut base. Emodin also has a clear cough effect.
5. The role of the cardiovascular system
Emodin had a small dose of excitatory effect on the heart, while large doses inhibited it. At the same time also has the role of antihypertensive.
6. Diuretic effect
Emodin can increase the content of sodium and potassium in urine, promote the ureter peristalsis, increase urine quantity.
7. The role of diarrhea
Rhubarb root extract emodin is known to be weak and can inhibit the transfer of sodium and potassium ions from the intestinal cavity to cells, so that water retention in the intestinal cavity, stimulate the large intestine, promote its peristalsis, thereby playing a role of diarrhea, but because in the body easily oxidized, the actual effect of diarrhea is very weak, such as with sugar into glycosides, it can play a role of diarrhea.
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