Use of herbal preparations in the treatment of oxidant-mediated inflammatory disorders.

@article{Kaplan2007UseOH,
  title={Use of herbal preparations in the treatment of oxidant-mediated inflammatory disorders.},
  author={Mitchell S. Kaplan and Ece A. Mutlu and Mark Benson and Jeremy Z. Fields and Ali Banan and Ali Keshavarzian},
  journal={Complementary therapies in medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={207-16}
}
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use has increased in popularity in recent years and herbal therapy alone is now a billion dollar market. For centuries herbs have been used as food and for medicinal purposes. Various herbs have been identified as possessing anti-inflammatory and antioxidative properties, and they are currently being used to treat inflammatory disorders as well as those caused by reactive oxygen species (ROS). Asthma, Alzheimer's disease, inflammatory bowel disease… CONTINUE READING