Balanceuticals - NephroEase - 60 Capsules
Made of extracts from prepared rehmannia, fried Chinese yam, slightly fried dogwood fruit, wolfberry, prepared dodder, eucommia fried with ginger juice, dongquai (angelica), cinnamon bark, prepared aconite, morinda, horny goat weed (epimedium) with deer horn (cervi cornu), this time-honored formula is used in Chinese medicine for its nutritive, tonifying, energy building, diuretic, spleen and kidney invigorating blood circulation promoting, urinary soothing, antipyretic, adrenal cortical system stimulating, aphrodisiac and cortical hormone like effects and properties to maintain healthy kidney functions and sexual potency.
Lowering Urine Protein
Modern studies on pharmacologic action prove that Luma Yushen (NephroEase) Capsule yields the following actions:
Enhancement on immunological function
- Yang deficiency mice model with decreased immunological function was made by hydrocortisone. And Yu Shen Capsule can antagonize the action exerted on lymphocyte by hydrocortisone, and has a slight effect on T lymphocytes, which indicates that this product can improve and adjust B lymphocyte function to enhance humoral immunity.
- It can significantly increase the decreased amount of total peritoneal cells, type I cells (lymphocytes), type II cells (immature macrophages) and type III cells (macrophages).
Adjustment on content of sex hormones
- It can increase the content of the testosterone with a decreased of that in the blood serum of male patients with yang deficiency, and decrease the content of the estradiol with an increased of that to normal level.
- It does not have obvious effect on the testosterone in the blood serum of female with insufficiency of kidney-yang, but can increase the decreased estradiol. It indicates that this product has a different mechanism of action from exogenous sex hormone, and it mainly improves the function of body, and recovers the normal secretion of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal system.
- It can decrease the activity of MAO in the brain of experiment mice in elder group to the level of the young.
- It can decrease the hydroxyproline in the kidney of the elder mice, and decrease that in the heart of the elder mice to the level of middle-age. And it can decrease urine protein of the elder mice to that of the young as well.
Adjustment on plasma renin activity and content of aldosterone:
The plasma renin activity and content of aldosterone decrease with the increased month of the rat. Yu Shen Capsule can greatly improve the plasma renin activity and slightly increase the content of aldosterone.