Tool from traditional medicines is useful for health-medication: Bezoar Bovis and taurine.

@article{Takahashi2009ToolFT,
  title={Tool from traditional medicines is useful for health-medication: Bezoar Bovis and taurine.},
  author={Kyoko C Takahashi and Yuko Azuma and Shizu Kobayashi and Junichi Azuma and Koichi Takahashi and Stephen W. Schaffer and Masao Hattori and Tsuneo Namba},
  journal={Advances in experimental medicine and biology},
  year={2009},
  volume={643},
  pages={95-103}
}
Bezoar Bovis (BB:dried cattle gallbladder stones) has been used empirically in Asia for over 3000 years to treat heart and liver disorders. Yet its therapeutic potential remains unexplored by Western researchers. The aim of this study has been to clarify the actions of BB on cultured cardiomyocytes and to identify its active component(s). BB is a component of 98.7% of the Japanese over the counter (OTC) cardioactive drugs. The water-extract of BB exhibits protection action against arrhythmias… CONTINUE READING