A systematic study on confused species of Chinese materia medica in the Hong Kong market.

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As more and more people worldwide begin using Chinese herbs, authentication of these herbs becomes an increasingly critical, international problem. Mistakes, misidentification, or willful deception can cause illness and even death. Questionable authenticity with regard to Chinese herbs arises for a number of historical, geographical and nomenclatural… (More)

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@article{Zhao2006ASS, title={A systematic study on confused species of Chinese materia medica in the Hong Kong market.}, author={Zhong-Zhen Zhao and Jessie Pui-Sai Yuen and Jialin Wu and Tao Yu and Wenhua Huang}, journal={Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore}, year={2006}, volume={35 11}, pages={764-9} }