Chinese herbal medicine research in eczema treatment

@inproceedings{Hon2011ChineseHM,
  title={Chinese herbal medicine research in eczema treatment},
  author={Kam Lun Hon and Ben Chung-Lap Chan and Ping Chung Leung},
  booktitle={Chinese medicine},
  year={2011}
}
Eczema is a chronic relapsing atopic dermatitis (AD) associated with pruritus, sleep disturbance and poor quality of life of the patient. Treatment of eczema includes use of emollient, topical and systemic antimicrobial agents, corticosteroid or immunomodulating agents. Many patients also seek alternative treatments such as dietary avoidance, supplementation or both. This article reviews the basic pathophysiology of eczema and clinical trials involving Chinese medicine in the treatment of… CONTINUE READING

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