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Table 2 The 18 components of the traditional Chinese medicine

From: Evidence of ERalpha and ERbeta selectivity and partial estrogen agonism in traditional Chinese medicine

Botanical, zoological or pharmaceutical name Pinyin transliteration Amount in medicine (grams) Identification code
Polygonatum sibiricum Redoute huang jing 5 A
Astragalus membranaceus (Fisch.) Bge huang qi 5 B
Drynaria fortunei (Kunz) J. Sm gu sui bu 5 C
Boswellia carterii Birdw. ru xiang 5 D
Cervus nippon Temmiinck lu rong 5 E
Gallus gallus domesticus Brisson ji nei jin 5 F
Morinda officinalis How bai ji li 5 G
Ophiopogon japonicus Ker-Gawl mai men dong 5 H
Commiphora myrrha Engl. mo yao 5 I
Rehmannia glutinosa (Gaertn.) Libosch shu di 5 J
Dioscorea opposita Thunb. shan yao 6 K
Cornus officinalis Sieb. et Zucc. shan zhu yu 5 L
Bupleurum chinense D.C. chai hu 4 M
Alisma plantago-aquatica L.var. orientale Samuels ze xie 3 N
Massa Ferentata Medicinalis shen qu 2 O
Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fischer gan cao 10 P
Poria cocos (Schw.) Wolf fu ling 5 Q
Citrus reticulata Blanco chen pi 5 R
  1. Sixteen of the components are of plant origin and two of the components, lu rong (E) and ji nei jin (F) are of animal origin. Massa fermenta medicinalis (O) is a non-standardized mixture of a fermented preparation of wheat flour and bran and the fresh aerial parts of medicinal herbs that may include xanthium, apricot kernel, artemesia, polygonum, and phaseolus.