Progress on Chemical Compositions and Pharmacological Function of Portulace oleracea L.
NIU Guang-cai et al (Heilongjiang August First Land Reclamation University, Daqing,Heilongjiang 163319)
Portulace oleracea L. was an important wild plant resource and also was a traditional Chinese medicinal material. Its some chemical compositions such as fatty acids, volatile oils, polysaccharides, amino acids, vitamins and minerals were reviewed, its pharmacological functions included strengthening immune function, blood lipids and blood sugar lowering function, bacteriostatic function, antineoplastic function and anti-decrepit function were reviewed as well. Meanwhile, the research direction in the future was also indicated.