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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 kampo medicine, kakkonto (TJ-1), has been clinically used for various diseases such as common cold, coryza, initial stage of febrile diseases, and inflammatory diseases.
a) Department of Kampo Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
The Effect of the Kampo Medicine Yokukansan on Preoperative Anxiety and Sedation Levels.
Kampo medical sessions, including a lecture series, written examinations, and small-group (12-14 students) EBL (experience-based learning) sessions, were provided for 4th-year medical students at Tokai University School of Medicine, yielding a training method that improved students' general understanding of Kampo medicine and increased their interest and motivation to study Kampo medicine.
In Japan there has been a major re-emergence of Kampo medicine.
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.
In contrast, many developing countries never abandoned medical herbalism (Ayurvedic medicine in India, Kampo medicine in Japan, and Chinese herbalism in China).
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).