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Daidzein

  • Zi-Ran Niu
  • Lian-Hua Fang
  • Gui-Fen Qiang
  • Guan-Hua DuEmail author
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Abstract

Daidzein mainly comes from leguminous plants, the seeds of soybean, red clover grass, or all Pueraria roots. Daidzein is a kind of isoflavone compound. It is mainly used for the treatment of hypertension, coronary heart disease, cerebral thrombosis, and vertigo and aids in the treatment of sudden deafness. It can also treat women with menopause syndrome. It can be used to treat osteoporosis of menopause women. It can relax the artery and increase blood flow. It also has certain antihypertensive effects and inhibits the proliferation of endometrial cancer and breast cancer cells. It has good prospective effects in the treatment of hypertension, coronary heart disease, cerebral thrombosis, vertigo, and osteoporosis of menopause women.

Keywords

Daidzein Isoflavone Hypertension 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zi-Ran Niu
    • 1
  • Lian-Hua Fang
    • 1
  • Gui-Fen Qiang
    • 1
  • Guan-Hua Du
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Beijing Key Laboratory of Drug Targets Identification and Drug Screening, Centre for Pharmaceutical Screening, Institute of Materia MedicaChinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical CollegeBeijingChina

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