Department of Biochemistry and Clinical Physiology, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland
*Corresponding Author: Iwona Rybakowska, Department of Biochemistry and Clinical Physiology, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland.
Received: March 12, 2018; Published: May 02, 2018
Citation: Iwona Rybakowska. “Whether to Supplement the Diet with Emodin?”. Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences 2.6 (2018).
More and more research concerns natural compounds that have a positive effect on the cell. Emodin (Figure 1) is compound found in plants as Polygonum multiflorum, Rheum palmatum and Reynoutria japonica used in Chinese medicine. Anthraquinone compounds have long been known as gentle or strongly laxatives. Plant row materials containing these compounds are used in chronic constipation caused by movement disorders of the large intestine. Polygonum multiflorum is widely distributed in south-east Asia and used in the diet for prolonging life span and increasing energy, learning and memory
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