Polygala tenuifolia,Chinese senega root,traditional use and modern formula for Restorative Sleep.


Applications and Properties:


Lung Benefit,Phlegm Dispel and Stop Cough.
Calm and Anti-Convulsion.
Prevent Dementia and Brain Protection Effects.
Physical strength and intelligence.
Dopamine receptor activity.
Smooth muscle and Cardiac Muscle.
Anti-mutagenic and anci-cancer activity.
Uterus effect.
Three Spices Sleeping Elixir.


Polygala sibirica is used interchangeably with Polygala tenuifolia in traditional Chinese Medicine and Polygala senega (Snakeroot) also has expectorant activity and has been used in western herbal medicine.
Actions and Indications:for insomnia, forgetfulness, palpitation with fright, cough with abundance of phlegm, cough with difficulty in expelling phlegm, emotional and disorientation with abundance of phlegm, seizures, anxiety, listlessness, boils, abscesses, sores, tumor of breasts, swollen and painful breast.
Dosage:standard dosage of polygala is 1.5-3 grams of dried root, 1.5-3 grams of a fluid extract or 2.5-7.5 grams of a tincture.

Safety and Toxicity:

Prolonged use of polygala may cause upset stomach and diarrhea; as such, it is contraindicated in patients who have ulcers or gastritis,should not be used long-term,should not be used pregnant or lactating women. As of this writing, there are no known drug interactions with polygala.


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  • Name:Polygala Tenuifolia Root Extract
  • Serie No:R098.
  • Specifications:10:1 TLC.
  • EINECS/ELINCS No.:273-619-9
  • CAS:68990-66-9
  • Chem/IUPAC Name:Polygala Senega Extract is an extract of the roots of the senega,Polygala senega,Polygalaceae
  • Other Names:Polygala tenuifolia Willd,Polygala sibirica L,Radix Plygalae Tenuifoliae,Chinese Senega,Milkwort,Mountain Polygala,Seneca,Polygala root,Senega,Seneka,Polygala glomerata,Polygala japonica,Polygalae radix,Snake Root,Polygala reinii,Polygala senega,synonym Polygala senega latifolia,Polygala tenuifolia,Rattlesnake Root,Senaga Snakeroot,Seneca Snakeroot,Thinleaf Milkwort Root,Thinleaf Milkwort Root-bark,Root of Siberian Milkwort,Yuan Zhi.

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Polygala tenuifolia root Extract INCI Name Polygala Senega Extract CAS 68990-66-9 EINECS ELINCS No 273-619-9 PTAE Polygala Tenuifolia Radix Thinleaf Milkwort Root Radix Polygalae Polygala tenuifolia Willd Polygala sibirica L

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