Hops (Humulus lupulus)
Humulus lupulus A Review of its Historic and Medicinal Uses
The value of hops in the beer-making process has been undisputed for centuries; the plant's medicinal uses, on the other hand, are less widely known and have many facets. A brief overview of hops and its uses outside beer production are provided below.
Hop or hops (Humulus lupulus) is a climbing vine belonging to the genus Humulus in the family Cannabaceae, order Urticacales. Older taxonomists included the genera Humulus in the mulberry family (Moraceae).
Two new prenylchalcones, xanthohumol C and D, together with two known prenylchalcone derivatives, xanthohumol (1) and 5''-(2''-hydroxyisopropyl)-dihydrofurano-[2'',3''-b]-4,4'-dihydroxy-6'-methox...
The article discusses a study which shows that a combination of the herbs hops and valerian may help insomniacs catch sleep. In the study published in "Phytotherapy Research," subjects with sleep...