Species: Dendrobium officinale
Tie Pi Shi Hu
Dendrobium officinale belongs to the Orchidaceae family, it is an important herb that has both ornamental values and is understood to have a broad range of therapeutic effects in many Asian countries. Polysaccharides and flavonoids are important pharmacology-related chemical components within D. officinale. Modern pharmacological research has revealed that D. officinale and its polysaccharide fraction exhibit anticancer, hepatoprotective, hypolipidemic, antifatigue, antioxidant, anti-constipation, hypoglycemic, gastric ulcer-protective, and antihypertensive eﬀects, as well as immune-boosting properties.