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Effect of herbal medicine achillea millefolium on plasma nitrite and nitrate levels in patients with chronic kidney disease: a preliminary study.

@article{Vahid2012EffectOH,
  title={Effect of herbal medicine achillea millefolium on plasma nitrite and nitrate levels in patients with chronic kidney disease: a preliminary study.},
  author={Sepideh Vahid and Simin Dashti-Khavidaki and Farrokhlegha Ahmadi and Mohsen Amini and Mohammad Hossein Salehi Surmaghi},
  journal={Iranian journal of kidney diseases},
  year={2012},
  volume={6 5},
  pages={
          350-4
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Increased plasma nitric oxide concentration has been supposed as one of the possible mechanisms of bleeding tendency in patients who suffer chronic kidney disease. Nitric oxide-scavenging properties have been reported with some Achillea species. This study was designed to find any possible effect of Achillea millefolium on plasma nitric oxide concentration in these patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty-one chronic kidney disease patients were included in this randomized… Expand
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