Topical treatment of atopic dermatitis with St. John's wort cream--a randomized, placebo controlled, double blind half-side comparison.

@article{Schempp2003TopicalTO,
  title={Topical treatment of atopic dermatitis with St. John's wort cream--a randomized, placebo controlled, double blind half-side comparison.},
  author={C M Schempp and Timo Windeck and S. J. Hezel and Jan C. Simon},
  journal={Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology},
  year={2003},
  volume={10 Suppl 4},
  pages={
          31-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Recent investigations suggest an anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effect of hyperforin, which is a major constituent of Hypericum perforatum L. (Saint John's wort). OBJECTIVE In the present half-side comparison study we assessed the efficacy of a cream containing Hypericum: extract standardised to 1.5% hyperforin (verum) in comparison to the corresponding vehicle (placebo) for the treatment of subacute Atopic Dermatitis. The study design was a prospective randomised placebo… 

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