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Plantaginaceae is a large, diverse family of flowering plants in the order Lamiales that includes common flowers such as snapdragon and foxglove. “Rehmanniae Radix” [Di Huang] is the root tuber of Rehmannia glutinosa (Gaertn.) DC. (Plantaginaceae). It is one the most frequently reported ingredients of multiple CHM formulas indicated for memory impairment associated with aging. Root extracts improve memory in vivo and also increase expression of NGF in hippocampal neurons. Plantago (Plantaginaceae) is an herbal plant, which is used in folk medicine, functional food, and dietary supplement products. Recent pharmacological and phytochemical studies have shown that polysaccharides isolated from Plantago have multiple medicinal and nutritional benefits, including improve intestinal health, hypoglycemic effect, immunomodulatory effect, etc.

Plantago Globularia Picrorhiza