What is geniposide?
Gardenia, the dried ripe fruit of Gardenia jasminoides Ellis (Rubiaceae), is widely used in traditional medicine for its cholagogue, sedative, diuretic, antiphlogistic, and antipyretic effects. Additionally, it is an externally used drug with a long heritage and tradition in the treatment of sprain. Many iridoid glycosides were isolated from Gardeniae Fructus in previous investigations. Some of them, for example, Geniposide.
The main coloring ingredient is crocin and crocetin.Gardenia Yellow is a yellow powder, can be dissolved in waterand alcohol solution easily. It has a good resistance to light and temperature in neutral and weak alkaline mediums. The active ingredient of this herb is gardenoside. Its major pharmacological action is enhancing the liver functions. It can increase the activity of hepatic uridine Diphosphate-glucose dehydrogenase (HUDGD). In animals with ligated common bile Duct, the extract lowered the abnormally elevated AST and increased the activity Of HUDGD. It can also prevent the elevation of ALT and AST caused by CCl4 intoxication. It has cholagogic and choleretic actions and can increase bile secretion.
1. Gardeniae Extract has the function of liver protection and benefiting gallbladder
2. It has the function of seadation, bleeding stanching, dispelling swelling.
3. It has the function of treating cardiovascular diseases.
4. It has the function of dispelling heat,eliminating irritability,diuretic, cooling blood and detoxification.
How Geniposide works:
This herb is indicated in the treatment of acute hepatitis with jaundice, bleeding, pain, coronary heart disease, infantile fever, etc. It can also be applied in external use for sprains and bruises.
The recommended dosage for gardenia is 3 to 12 g daily.
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