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  • The combination of boswellia, guggul, and glucosamine with a few powerful Chinese herbs, including eucommia bark (an herb derived from the latex of the bark of a species of rubber tree) are found in Planetary formula number 41 (Glucosamine-MSM Herbal).


  • Conducting a study of people with high blood pressure, by Shi Peiheng, researchers gave 52 people Dasheng Jiangya Oral Liquid made with gynostemma, prunella, pueraria, eucommia, gastrodia, and scrophularia.

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  • A China Forest Resource Development and Protection Project included the medicinal plant eucommia under protection forests.

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  • For many centuries, eucommia, bark or tu-chung was used traditionally as a rejuvenating tonic to benefit the liver and kidney, and to strengthen the muscles and bones.

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  • Under the project 8700 hectares (3.1 percent) were to be planted to eucommia in Sichuan Province.

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  • Approximately 0.2 million hectares are under eucommia plantations.

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  • In North America, fossil Eucommia fruits have been described from Middle Eocene sediments of British Columbia, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado, Missouri, Tennessee, and Mississippi, and from possibly younger sediments at one locality in the state of Puebla in Mexico. The modern species is native only to China today. In former times it was present in the northern hemisphere forests of Asia, Europe, and North America. See this American Journal of Botany article.

    December 25, 2009

  • In Chinese, "杜仲" (pronounced: dù zhòng). I only heard of this plant in Chinese herbology.

    December 25, 2009

  • (n): a monotypic plant species of the family Eucommiaceae; the "hardy rubber tree" of China.

    January 1, 2009