Monthly Archives: April 2016

Emodin: Benefits and Side Effects

Emodin is a plant resin that occurs in a variety of plants including rhubarb, buckthorn and Japanese knotweed. It is a natural anthraquinone derivative that is also found in Chinese herbs like Rheum palmatum. Emodin obtained from the roots of this plant is a yellowish-orange powder and has shown a promising potential for various medical uses. The plant resin has… Read more »

Medical Glossary – Definitions of Medical Terms

List of Medical Terminology – Glossary of Medical Terms with Definitions A medical glossary containing a list of medical terminology and medical terms definitions can be useful in many ways. For instance, you can refer to it for common medical terms that your physician may have used at an appointment you had with him/her, which you may not have understood… Read more »