Chinese Herb

Any of thousands of substances used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat illness, which differ from Western herbs as they can be any natural material of plant, animal or mineral origin. Chinese herbs are administered as capsules, extracts, herbal pillows, infusions—teas, herbal liquors—medicine wines, ointments, pastes, pills, porridges, poultices, and steam decoctions
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Harrison explains that, traditionally, most Chinese herb formulas were purchased whole and then boiled to create a tea, but today, this method is less popular.
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Which Chinese herb, claimed to improve memory and mental sharpness, cannot help prevent Alzheimer's disease?
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In addition, we have previously demonstrated that Ginkgo biloba extract, a Chinese herb with antioxidant activity, could significantly suppress inflammatory cytokine-stimulated endothelial adhesiveness to human monocytic cells by attenuating intracellular ROS formation, redox-senstive transcription factor activation, and VCAM-1 as well as ICAM-1 expression in human aortic endothelial cells.
Researchers at Hong Kong Baptist University said Gouteng, a traditional Chinese herb used to treat hypertension, helped patients better communicate and made them less prone to depression and sleeping difficulties.
Other sources were Chinese herb doctors, family, friends and printed literature.
A potential immunotherapy, a new gene therapy, an enzyme inhibitor, and a compound originally isolated from a Chinese herb are among the latest approaches scientists are proposing to treat addiction.
Patent and Trademark Office said one aspect of the Pfizer patent in the case covered a treatment similar to a Chinese herb known as Horny Goat Weed.
The product, known as Asthmina Syrup Natural, contains ephedra, also known as ma haung, an ancient Chinese herb traditionally used to treat asthma, colds, congestion and coughs.
Artemisinin, a compound extracted from a Chinese herb, is viewed as the best drug against malaria and is recommended for use in combination with other medicines to stop resistance.
This formula also contains Bai Zhu, a Chinese herb that tonifies the digestive and respiratory systems, and Fang Feng, which helps to gently push pathogens and "wind" out of the body.

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