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Herbal medicine in the management of venous insufficiency and lymphedema

@inproceedings{Vannacci2009HerbalMI,
  title={Herbal medicine in the management of venous insufficiency and lymphedema},
  author={Alfredo Vannacci and Eugenia Gallo and Alessandro Mugelli},
  year={2009}
}
suMMARy Oedema and lymphedema are pathological conditions correlated with obstructions of functional alterations of lymphatic vessels or veins. Several natural products were shown to be useful in the management of such disorders, positively acting on vasal tone, hemoconcentration, vasal permeability, oedema, fibrinolisis, leukocyte formula, pain and infections. Laboratory and clinical studies sustaining the efficacy of such products are available for several herbal derivatives such as Centella… 

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