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What does E2 stand for?

E2 stands for estradiol-17beta


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Research studies Pfaffia paniculata induced changes in plasma estradiol-17beta, progesterone and testosterone levels in mice. J Reprod Dev. 2003. The present study undertook chemical analysis of components of Pfaffia paniculata roots ( suma herb ). In addition, an animal experiment was conducted in which mice had ad libitum access to water enriched with powdered suma root for 30 days. Changes in plasma concentrations of estradiol-17beta and progesterone in female mice and of testosterone in male mice were ascertained.
Sometimes called Brazilian Ginseng, this herb is extremely popular with the native population in South America for the way it aids female hormonal balance and excites libido. Science has confirmed suma root increases levels of estradiol-17beta, the primary estrogen hormone during a woman’s reproductive years. [5] Women who use this herb report more intense sexual experiences and greater satisfaction.
It’s commonly used to improve mood, stimulate sexual desire, and encourage reproductive health. Research with animal models support these uses, noting it increases levels of estradiol-17beta.
Neurotoxicity of 24-hydroxycholesterol, an important cholesterol elimination product of the brain, may be prevented by vitamin E and estradiol-17beta: H. Kolsch, et al. ; J. Neural Transm.
Sun H, Liu L, Pang KS. Increased estrogen sulfation of estradiol 17beta-D-glucuronide in metastatic tumor rat livers. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2006; 319:818-31.