Dendrobium chrysotoxum Lindl and the traditional Chinese medicine prescriptions containing Dendrobium chrysotoxum Lindl are often prescribed clinically to treat chronic gastritis and precancerous lesions of gastric cancer (PLGC), showing favorable clinical effects and medicinal value in the prevention of gastric cancer.
Erianin was found to have anti-tumor effects on both androgen-dependent (early-stage) and castration-resistant (advanced-stage) prostate cancer cells.
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In traditional Asian medicine, the species is used, for example, in the treatment of jaundice and bacterial dysentery, as an antipyretic agent in malaria and tuberculosis, in the treatment of wounds and haemorrhoids, and in viral, bacterial, and autoimmune diseases. Professional pharmacological studies conducted today have confirmed its known traditional applications and explain previously unknown mechanisms of its biological action and have also found evidence of new directions of biological activity, including, among others, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antioxidant, antitumour, and nephroprotective activities.
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