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Radix Angelicae Sinensis/Radix Astragali Herbal Supplement (Code C113297)

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Preferred Name: Radix Angelicae Sinensis/Radix Astragali Herbal Supplement

Definition: A traditional Chinese medicine comprising of Radix Angelicae Sinensis (RAS) and Radix Astragali (RA), with potential anti-inflammatory, immunostimulatory, neuroprotective, anti-hepatotoxic and antineoplastic activities. The main chemical constituents of RAS include ferulic acid, Z-ligustilide, butylidenephthalide and various polysaccharides. RA is the dried root of Astragalus membranaceus with primary constituents such polysaccharides, triterpenoids as well as isoflavones. Though their mechanisms of action remain largely elusive, Radix Angelicae Sinensis/Radix Astragali herbal supplements are commonly used for the treatment of various health conditions affecting women including premenstrual syndrome, dysmenorrhea, pelvic pain, recovery from childbirth and menopausal symptoms. These agents are also used for alleviating constipation, preventing and treating anemia and allergic attacks, and for the management of hypertension, joint pain and ulcers.

Label: Radix Angelicae Sinensis/Radix Astragali Herbal Supplement

NCI Thesaurus Code: C113297 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: CL471832  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Danggui Buxue Decoction No.1
Radix Angelicae Sinensis/Radix Astragali Herbal Supplement

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 756038
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 756038 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)

Other Properties:
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code C113297
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

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