Japanese herbal medicine in functional gastrointestinal disorders.

  title={Japanese herbal medicine in functional gastrointestinal disorders.},
  author={Hidekazu Suzuki and John M Inadomi and Taemi Hibi},
  journal={Neurogastroenterology and motility : the official journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society},
  volume={21 7},
Management of functional gastrointestinal disorders is hindered by both poor efficacy and adverse effects of traditional pharmacological therapy. Herbal medicine may be an attractive alternative based on the perception of its 'natural' approach and low risk of side effects; however, the lack of standardization of drug components has limited the ability to perform rigorous clinical studies in Western countries. Japanese herbal medicine (JHM) is a standardized form of herbal medicine with regards… CONTINUE READING


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