Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi 2019 Mar;44(5):912-919
Key Laboratory of Bological Resources Protection and Utilization of Hubei Province Enshi 445000,China.
Anemone is an important genus which was distributed widely and used to folk medicines in China. It is rich of pentacyclic triterpenoid saponins,and more than 100 kinds of pentacyclic triterpenoid saponins had been isolated and identified. Anemone has been used to treat punch injury and rheumatoid arthritis. This article reviews the latest research progress of Anemone decoction from two aspects: chemical constituents and pharmacological. It will provide reference for further research and development of Anemone.