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/kam·po/ (kahm´po) [Japanese] herbal medicine as practiced in Japan, having its origin in traditional Chinese medicine.


(kŏm′pō′) [Japanese, Chinese medicine]
Traditional Japanese medicine, a healing discipline adapted from ancient Chinese healing traditions. It includes the use of acupuncture, herbal remedies, and moxibustion, among others.

kampo (käm·pō),

n traditional Japanese herbal medicine. By Japanese law, all kampo practitioners must be either Western-trained doctors or pharmacists.
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a) Department of Kampo Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
In Japan there has been a major re-emergence of Kampo medicine.
An example here is Kamishoyosan, a traditional Japanese Kampo medicine that, according to preliminary research, has an anxiolytic effect.
Japanese researchers in a wide range of biological and medical fields introduce their western colleagues to one of the Kampo medicine formulations, juzen-taiho-to (shi-quanpda-bu-tang in Chinese), which contains ten different herbs.
This work was supported in part by an internal research grant from the International University of Health and Welfare and research grant from Advanced Education and Research Center for Kampo Medicine of International University of Health and Welfare.
Japan 37 CAM Gaining Popularity in Japan 37 Growing Veterinary Use of CAM 37 Research Based Scientific Evidence - Need of The Hour 37 Kampo Medicine - A High Growth Market 37 Insurance Coverage for Acupuncture and Kampo 38 Market for Dietary Supplements Continues to Grow 38
A possible mechanism underlying an antidepressive-like effect of Kososan, a kampo medicine, via the hypothalamic orexinergic system in the stress-induced depression-like model mice.
HM is also known as Oriental medicine in Korea, Traditional Chinese medicine in China, and Kampo medicine in Japan and is categorized as part of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).
Effect of Japanese kampo medicine on hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian function in women with ovarian insufficiency.
Objectives: To evaluate the effect of bakumondoto, Kampo medicine, on cough in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).