Eucommia has been widely cultivated in East Asian countries for its reported health properties in both its leaves and bark. In fact, this rare and unusual tree is second only to ginseng in traditional Chinese healthcare practices, where it is thought to be a longevity herb that helps restore balance to the body. The leaves are believed to help support healthy blood pressure already within a normal range. In animal feed supplement area, Eucommia leaf extract is believed to improve animal digestibility and health, decrease blood fat and has a broad-spectrum antimicrobial,anti-stress, antioxidant, free radical scavenging ability, it can also enhance immunity of animal .
Eucommia chlorogenic acid has function of antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, detoxification,choleretic,release of blood pressure, elevated white blood cells and a significant increase in gastric peristalsis and the promotion of secretion of gastric juice. Also has strong inhibition to escherichia coli, staphylococcus aureus, pneumococcal and viral, significant effects in acute throat inflammation and skin disease. Clinically for the treatment of acute bacterial infections and leucopenia caused by chemotherapy. it has good hemostatic effect on menorrhagia and functional uterine bleeding. its main pharmacological effects are:antihypertensive effect, anti-tumor, invigorate the kidney, strengthen the immune, antioxidant, anti-aging, anti-aging of muscle and skeleton, antibacterial, antiviral and so on.