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Index Phytoprogestogen

Phytoprogestogens, also known as phytoprogestins, are phytochemicals (that is, naturally occurring, plant-derived chemicals) with progestogenic effects. [1]

15 relations: Apigenin, Diosgenin, EC50, Kaempferol, Ligusticum striatum, Naringenin, Phytochemical, Phytoestrogens, Potency (pharmacology), Progestogen, Riligustilide, Syringic acid, Vitex agnus-castus, Yam (vegetable), 3,8-Dihydrodiligustilide.


Apigenin (4′,5,7-trihydroxyflavone), found in many plants, is a natural product belonging to the flavone class that is the aglycone of several naturally occurring glycosides.

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Diosgenin, a phytosteroid sapogenin, is the product of hydrolysis by acids, strong bases, or enzymes of saponins, extracted from the tubers of Dioscorea wild yam, such as the Kokoro.

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Half maximal effective concentration (EC50) refers to the concentration of a drug, antibody or toxicant which induces a response halfway between the baseline and maximum after a specified exposure time.

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Kaempferol is a natural flavonol, a type of flavonoid, found in a variety of plants and plant-derived foods.

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Ligusticum striatum

Ligusticum striatum is a flowering plant in the carrot family best known for its use in traditional Chinese medicine where it is considered one of the 50 fundamental herbs.

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Naringenin is a bitter, colourless flavanone, a type of flavonoid.

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Phytochemicals are chemical compounds produced by plants, generally to help them thrive or thwart competitors, predators, or pathogens.

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Phytoestrogens are plant-derived xenoestrogens (see estrogen) not generated within the endocrine system, but consumed by eating phytoestrogenic plants.

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Potency (pharmacology)

In the field of pharmacology, potency is a measure of drug activity expressed in terms of the amount required to produce an effect of given intensity.

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Progestogens, also sometimes spelled progestagens or gestagens, are a class of steroid hormones that bind to and activate the progesterone receptor (PR).

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Riligustilide is a nonsteroidal phytoprogestogen that is found in Ligusticum chuanxiong.

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Syringic acid

Syringic acid is a naturally occurring O-methylated trihydroxybenzoic acid, a type of chemical compound.

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Vitex agnus-castus

Vitex agnus-castus, also called vitex, chaste tree (or chastetree), chasteberry, Abraham's balm, lilac chastetree, or monk's pepper, is a native of the Mediterranean region.

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Yam (vegetable)

Yam is the common name for some plant species in the genus Dioscorea (family Dioscoreaceae) that form edible tubers.

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3,8-Dihydrodiligustilide is a nonsteroidal phytoprogestogen that is found in Ligusticum chuanxiong.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phytoprogestogen

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