Herbal medicines: challenges in the modern world. Part 3. China and Japan.

@article{Teng2016HerbalMC,
  title={Herbal medicines: challenges in the modern world. Part 3. China and Japan.},
  author={Lida Teng and Qiang Zu and Gangzhou Li and Tian Yu and Kathleen M. Job and Xiaoyan Yang and Liu-qing Di and Catherine M T Sherwin and Elena Yu Enioutina},
  journal={Expert review of clinical pharmacology},
  year={2016},
  volume={9 9},
  pages={1225-33}
}
INTRODUCTION Medicinal plants, and formulations prepared from them, have been used in China and Japan for thousands of years. Nowadays, ancient formulations of Traditional Chinese and Kampo (Japanese) Medicines coexist with Western herbal medicines (HMs) and complement each other. HMs are used for the treatment of mild and chronic diseases, as an adjunct therapy, to improve wellbeing and delay aging, or as healthy (functional) foods. AREAS COVERED This article, a third part in a series of… CONTINUE READING