Herbal Medicine

Hypoglycemic herbs and their action mechanisms by HongXiang Hui, George Tang, and Vay LW Go Published in Chinese Medicine Journal (2009), accessed through BioMed Central Ltd. ABSTRACT Conventional drugs treat diabetes by improving insulin sensitivity, increasing insulin production and/or decreasing the amount of glucose in blood. Several herbal preparations...

Modern Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine: Diabetes Mellitus (Part Three) by Clinton J. Choate Published in the Journal of Chinese Medicine, No. 60, May 1999 According to TCM, diabetes mellitus is classified as upper, middle or lower xiao-ke (wasting and thirsting syndrome) and is generally characterised by thirst,...

Osteoarthritis and Chinese Medicine: An Overview of Theories and Evidence by Bin Hua and Kylie O'Brien Published in the Journal of Chinese Medicine, October 2010, No. 94 ABSTRACT  Osteoarthritis (OA) has been treated with Chinese medicine (CM) for hundreds of years, albeit under the auspices of other clinical descriptors understood...

An Extract of the Chinese Herbal Root Kudzu Reduces Alcohol Drinking by Heavy Drinkers in a Naturalistic Setting by S.E. Lucas, et al. Published in Alcoholism - Clinical and Experimental Research, 2005, Vol. 29, No. 5 ABSTRACT Background: Of the available medications for treating alcohol-related problems, none are universally effective, and...

The Treatment of Parkinson's Disease by Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine by Yu-fang Xue Published in the Journal of Chinese Medicine October 2003, No. 73 Parkinson’s disease is the most common central nervous system disorder. It is an idiopathic, slowly progressive degeneration of automatic and gross motor function. Parkinson’s disease is...