Tag: gut microbiota

Theabrownin from Pu-erh tea attenuates hypercholesterolemia

I learned that Pu-erh tea could reduce cholesterol for a long time. The last Queen Cixi in Qing dynasty loved Pu-erh tea very much, because she knew the tea could help her to digest meat which she also liked very much. Then I gradually get used to drink Pu-erh tea (Pu Er Cha, 普洱茶) almost […]

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Escherichia coli, one of the many species of bacteria present in the human gut

Traditional Herbal Medicine (THM) has been used for thousands of years, and is still popular worldwide due to its effectiveness in a variety of diseases. THM has also formed the basis of and played an important role in discovering modern drugs like artemisinin and paclitaxel. Lin et al from China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, […]

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