Pharmacological activities of water extracts ofUmbelliferae plants

  • Chang Min Kim
  • Moon Young Heo
  • Hyun Pyo Kim
  • Kwan Seog Sin
  • Peter Pachaly
Original Articles


In order to evaluate the pharmacological activities of Chinese medicine, nine Umbelliferae plants were selected and their restoring activity against dexamethasone-induced disorders, liver protective activity, antimicrobial activity, anti-inflammatory activity and antimutagenic activity were tested and compared.Angelica dahurica, Angelica acutiloba andOstericum koreanum showed various activities in these tests at the dose used in this study.


Umbelliferae Glehnia littoralis Bupleurum longeradiatum Angelica dahurica Angelica gigas Angelica polymorpha Ostericum koreanum Angelica acutiloba Saposhinikovia divaricata Cnidium officinale pharmacological activity 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chang Min Kim
    • 1
  • Moon Young Heo
    • 1
  • Hyun Pyo Kim
    • 1
  • Kwan Seog Sin
    • 1
  • Peter Pachaly
    • 2
  1. 1.College of PharmacyKangweon National UnivChuncheonKorea
  2. 2.PharmazeutischesInstitut der UniversitätBonnGermany

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