Entre las hierbas consideradas por el Instituto Nacional de Salud (NIH por sus siglas en ingles) en los Estados Unidos(23), se describen: Jin Bu Huan (26), Ma Huang (27), Paeonia (28), Dai Saiko To (29), Sho Saiko To (30) y Shou Wu Pian (31) (Hierbas Chinas o asiaticas), Consuelda (32), Germander (33,34), Celidonia mayor (35), Kava (36), Chaparral (37), Atractylis (38), Callilepsis (39), Cascara sagrada (40), Aceite margosa (41), Aceite pennyroyal (42), Palma enana americana (43), Sassafras (44), Valeriana (45), Senna (40), te verde (46), hierba de San Juan (47), Aloe vera (48), Cohosh negro (49), Ginkgo (45), Ginseng (50), Glucosamina (51), muerdago (52), Noni (53), Skullcap (54) y Usnico acido (55), entre otros.
El Jin Bu Huan (Lypocodium serratum), fue utilizado para la sedacion leve, pero se asocio a hepatitis aguda y cronica (necrosis focal y fibrosis portal moderada); los mecanismos para la produccion de estas lesiones no estan claros, parecen ser mediado, por un proceso inmune (26).
It is not known where the Newcastle University graduate, who lived in digs in Ancrum Street, Spital Tongues, got the medicine, which doctors believe could have been a remedy called Jin Bu Huan
. A verdict of misadventure was recorded.
Doctors said the drug might have been Jin Bu Huan
, available as tea or a pill and used as a painkiller.
Pathologists said Jin Bu Huan could have been the remedy she had taken.
"Two products appear to be implicated frequently: Jin Bu Huan was taken by 11 patients, and Dictamnus dasycarpus was taken by six patients, including both severe cases.
The plant's names in Chinese are qian ceng ta, "thousand-laid pagodas" (referring to its multileafed structure), and jin bu huan
, "more valuable than gold" (Pharmacol.
Alone and in combination with prescribed drugs, a wide variety of dietary supplements--including azarcon, greta, pay-loo-ah, chaparral, jin bu huan
, ephedrine, and many others--have been linked to severe illness, exacerbation of disease, liver damage, and even death, said Dr.
The offending agent in those episodes was traced to a proprietary health product, "Jin Bu Huan
Anodyne Tablets", which contains purified, concentrated THP.
It is not known where Miss Wang was given the medicine, which doctors said could have been a remedy called Jin Bu Huan
Jin Bu Huan
(JBH) is a traditional Chinese herbal product used as a sedative and analgesic.
A 13-month-old boy was lethargic and breathing abnormally when found by his mother approximately 20 minutes after he ingested approximately 60 Jin Bu Huan