How useful is traditional herbal medicine for pulmonary fibrosis?

@article{Yang2009HowUI,
  title={How useful is traditional herbal medicine for pulmonary fibrosis?},
  author={Jiao Yang and Ye Cui and Martin Rj Kolb},
  journal={Respirology},
  year={2009},
  volume={14}
}
IPF, despite considerable advances in clinical management and understanding of its complex pathophysiology, is still a fatal disease without effective treatment. Herbal medicine has been used for more than 5000 years and is the central component of medical practice in many parts of Asia. Not surprisingly, traditional and herbal medicine is also widely applied for treatment of IPF. This review describes the most important herbal medicines that are used for IPF treatment. The relevant… Expand

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