hochu-ekki-to

hochu-ekki-to

Japanese herbal medicine
A herbal formulation said to increase production of tumour-necrosis factor-beta and stabilise cell membranes; it has been used as an adjuvant in cancer patients needing chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy.
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Kaneda, "Hochu-ekki-to (Bu-zhong-yi-qi-tang), a herbal medicine, enhances cisplatin-induced apoptosis in HeLa cells," Molecular Medicine Reports, vol.
Bu-Zhong-Yi-Qi decoction (BZYQD), also called Bu-Zhong-Yi-Qi-Tang in China and Bojungikki-tang or Hochu-ekki-to in Japan, comprises crude ingredients that are extracted from eight herbs (Table 1).
Nomoto, "Protective effect of a traditional Japanese medicine, Bu-zhong-yi-qi-tang (Japanese name: Hochu-ekki-to), on the restraint stress-induced susceptibility against Listeria monocytogenes," Immunopharmacology, vol.
Eight kinds of Kampo extracts, HST, OGT, HJG (hachimi-jio-gan), SST (shosaiko-to), HET (hochu-ekki-to), JTT (juzen-taiho-to), DKT (dai-kenchu-to), and SRT (sai-rei-to) were obtained from Tsumura and Co.
These treatments include composite herbs like Zemaphyte, Shofu-san, Ji-zuso-ippo, Eppi-ka-jutsu-to and Hochu-ekki-to. 'Kampo and diet' has been proposed as second-line treatment for AD in cases where first-line conventional treatment has failed, as first-line therapy with Kampo is no more effective than standard treatment.
Prophylactic anti-tumor effect of Hochu-ekki-to (TJ41) by enhancing natural killer cell activity.
Suppressive effect of hochu-ekki-to on collagen induced arthritis in DBA1J mice.
Yamasawa et al., "Preventive effect of hochu-ekki-to, a Japanese herbal medicine, on bleomycin-induced lung injury in mice," Respirology, vol.
Takeuchi et al., "Efficacy and safety of a traditional herbal medicine, hochu-ekki-to in the longterm management of Kikyo (Delicate Constitution) patients with atopic dermatitis: a 6-month, multicenter, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study," Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol.
2010 by the Atopic medicine Dermatitis (Hochu-ekki-to) Severity Evaluation versus placebo Committee of Japanese Der mato logical Association Pfab et Visual analogue scale Acupuncture versus al.
Abe et al., "The restoration of the antitumor T cell response from stress-induced suppression using a traditional Chinese herbal medicine Hochu-ekki-to (TJ-41:Bu-Zhong-Yi-Qi-Tang)," Immunopharmacology, vol.
Tanaka, "BNIP-3: a novel candidate for an intrinsic depression-related factor found in NG108-15 cells treated with Hochu-ekki-to, a traditional oriental medicine, or typical antidepressants," Neuroscience Research, vol.