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

Wen, Jipu (Dan)
February 2007
HerbalGram;Feb-Apr2007, Issue 73, p5
Academic Journal
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.

Tags: HERBS -- Therapeutic use -- Japan;  LIVER -- Diseases -- Treatment;  LIVER -- Diseases -- Research;  HERBS -- Therapeutic use -- Research


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