Botanical and Phytochemical Therapy of Acne: A Systematic Review

@article{Fisk2014BotanicalAP,
  title={Botanical and Phytochemical Therapy of Acne: A Systematic Review},
  author={Whitney A. Fisk and Hadar A Lev-Tov and Raja K. Sivamani},
  journal={Phytotherapy Research},
  year={2014},
  volume={28},
  pages={1137 - 1152}
}
Acne is prevalent among adolescents and adults with significant psychological effects. Standard oral and topical therapies can have significant side effects including skin irritation, gastrointestinal upset, and the development of drug‐resistant bacteria. The use of botanicals and phytochemicals in dermatological products is increasingly popular, and many patients are turning to these alternative therapies for treatment of acne. This study aimed to systematically review clinical studies that… 

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