Common traditional Chinese medicinal herbs for dysmenorrhea

@article{Jia2006CommonTC,
  title={Common traditional Chinese medicinal herbs for dysmenorrhea},
  author={W. Jia and X. Wang and De-sheng Xu and A. Zhao and Y. Zhang},
  journal={Phytotherapy Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={20}
}
Dysmenorrhea is painful menstrual cramps, which negatively impacts the quality of life of those diagnosed. The paper reviews traditional Chinese medicine's treatment of dysmenorrhea through the use of combination‐herbal‐formula therapeutics. These herbal treatments are effective for dysmenorrhea with minimal side effects. Pharmacological studies suggest Chinese herbal dysmenorrhea therapies likely decrease prostaglandin levels, modulate nitric oxide, increase plasma β‐endorphin (β‐EP) levels… Expand
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