Acute hepatitis due to shen-min: a herbal product derived from Polygonum multiflorum.

@article{Cardenas2006AcuteHD,
  title={Acute hepatitis due to shen-min: a herbal product derived from Polygonum multiflorum.},
  author={Andres Cardenas and Juan Restrepo and Fernando Cerezal Sierra and Gonzalo Correa},
  journal={Journal of clinical gastroenterology},
  year={2006},
  volume={40 7},
  pages={629-32}
}
Shen-Min is a herbal product sold as a supplement for women to enhance hair growth. It is widely available across Asia, Europe, and the United States and sold without prescription as a hair nutritional supplement. We describe a case of acute liver injury in a 28-year-old white woman who developed symptomatic hepatitis 8 weeks after starting Shen-Min. All… CONTINUE READING