Nutrients 2021 Jul 18;13(7). Epub 2021 Jul 18.
Department of Internal Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul 02447, Korea.
The flowering plant genus , which belongs to the family Alismataceae, comprises 11 species, including , , and . (Ze xie in Chinese, Takusha in Japanese, and Taeksa in Korean, ), the tubers of medicinal plants from species, have long been used to treat inflammatory diseases, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, bacterial infection, edema, oliguria, diarrhea, and dizziness. Recent evidence has demonstrated that its extract showed pharmacological activities to effectively reverse cancer-related molecular targets. Read More