Complementary and alternative medicine in inflammatory bowel diseases: what is the future in the field of herbal medicine?

@article{Gilardi2014ComplementaryAA,
  title={Complementary and alternative medicine in inflammatory bowel diseases: what is the future in the field of herbal medicine?},
  author={Daniela Gilardi and Gionata Fiorino and Marco Genua and Mariangela Allocca and Silvio Danese},
  journal={Expert Review of Gastroenterology \& Hepatology},
  year={2014},
  volume={8},
  pages={835 - 846}
}
The use of complementary and alternative medicine is wide-spread not only in Eastern countries, but also in the Western world. Despite the increasing evidence on the harmful effects induced by several naturopathic/homeopathic products, patients seem to appreciate these remedies, in particular because they consider them to be absolutely safe. This same phenomenon is common among inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients. As a result there is a significant request for scientific data to evaluate… Expand

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