TITLE

Sho-saiko-to, A Clinically Documented Herbal Preperation for Treating Chronic Liver Disease

AUTHOR(S)
Wen, Jipu (Dan)
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
HerbalGram;Feb-Apr2007, Issue 73, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the results of studies which examined the effectiveness and possible side effects of the use of Kampo, a clinically documented herbal preparation that is used to treat chronic liver disease which includes hepatitis B and C and cirrhosis. The clinical animal and invitro studies of the herb showed that it had anti-inflammatory, anti-fibrosis, and chemopreventive effects and only a slight risk for the side effect of pneumonitis.
ACCESSION #
24510451

 

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