Yokukansan, a traditional Japanese medicine, ameliorates memory disturbance and abnormal social interaction with anti-aggregation effect of cerebral amyloid [beta] proteins in amyloid precursor protein transgenic mice.
Effect of yokukansan, a traditional Japanese medicine, on social and aggressive behaviour of para-chloroamphetamine-injected rats.
A randomized cross-over study of a traditional Japanese medicine (kampo), yokukansan, in the treatment of the behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia.
Anxiolytic effects of yokukansan, a traditional Japanese medicine, via serotonin [5-HT.
Dr Fateha said the approved specialities included acupuncture, Ayurveda, siddha, massage therapy, chiropractic, herbal therapy, homoeopathy, naturopathy, osteopathy, traditional Chinese medicine, traditional Japanese medicine
, traditional Mongolian medicine and Unani medicine.
Its active ingredient, called AHCC, is a standardized compound made from mushrooms used in traditional Japanese medicine
to boost immune function.
Previous clinical trials suggest that the traditional Japanese medicine yokukansan has beneficial effects on the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD).
Previous clinical studies suggested a clinical efficacy of traditional Japanese medicine yokukansan on BPSD in patients with AD and related disorders.
Subjects were excluded from the study if any of the following criteria was met; (1) if they were suspected as other types of dementia including AD; (2) if they were taking traditional Japanese medicine other than yokuokansan; (3) their BPSD were suspected to be caused by drug use or metabolic intoxication; (4) if they were suspected to have neoplasma and acute inflammation.
They include traditional Chinese medicines such as concentrated Ginkgo, Indian medicines including the herbs Pichorrhiza and Tylophora indica and others such as ivy leaf extract and traditional Japanese medicines