Experts and Doctors on alpinia in Taiwan
Lin R, Yen C, Chou T, Chiang F, Wang G, Tseng Y, et al
. Antioxidant, anti-adipocyte differentiation, antitumor activity and anthelmintic activities against Anisakis simplex and Hymenolepis nana of yakuchinone A from Alpinia oxyphylla. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2013;13:237 pubmed publisher
..Alpinia oxyphylla is a common remedy in traditional Chinese medicine. Yakuchinone A is a major constituent of A. oxyphylla and exhibits anti-inflammatory, antitumor, antibacterial, and gastric protective activities...
Chang Y, Chang H, Tsai C, Lin H, Ho T, Ye C, et al
. Alpinia oxyphylla Miq. fruit extract activates IGFR-PI3K/Akt signaling to induce Schwann cell proliferation and sciatic nerve regeneration. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2017;17:184 pubmed publisher
..We provide positive results that demonstrate that Alpinia oxyphylla Miq. fruits facilitate the survival and proliferation of RSC96 cells via insulin-like growth factor-1 signaling. ..