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Pharmacology and applications of Chinese medicine

Guest edited by Prof Milen I. Georgiev and Prof Ruibing Wang

An article collection in Chinese Medicine.

  1. Content type: Review

    Books that record the sources and applications of medicinal materials are commonly known as bencao (materia medica) in China. Bencao (materia medica) literature review is the very first step in the standard authe...

    Authors: Zhongzhen Zhao, Ping Guo and Eric Brand

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2018 13:18

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  2. Content type: Review

    Psoriasis is a chronic, painful, disfiguring and non-contagious skin disease that has globally affected at least 200 million patients. In general, mild to moderate psoriasis patients will be treated by chemica...

    Authors: Shikang Meng, Zibei Lin, Yan Wang, Zhenping Wang, Ping Li and Ying Zheng

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2018 13:16

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  3. Content type: Review

    Investigating the pharmacology is key to the modernization of Chinese Medicine (CM) formulas. However, identifying which are the active compound(s) of CM formulas, which biological entities they target, and th...

    Authors: Tao Huang, Linda L. D. Zhong, Chen-Yuan Lin, Ling Zhao, Zi-Wan Ning, Dong-Dong Hu, Man Zhang, Ke Tian, Chung-Wah Cheng and Zhao-Xiang Bian

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2018 13:15

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  4. Content type: Review

    Coptidis rhizoma (CR) is the dried rhizome of Coptis chinensis Franch., C. deltoidea C. Y. Cheng et Hsiao or C. teeta Wall. (Ranunculaceae) and is commonly used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for the treatment o...

    Authors: Fan-Cheng Meng, Zheng-Feng Wu, Zhi-Qi Yin, Li-Gen Lin, Ruibing Wang and Qing-Wen Zhang

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2018 13:13

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  5. Content type: Review

    Through reviewing the current international market for traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), this paper identified the internationalization challenges for TCM, including unclear therapeutic material basis and me...

    Authors: Annie Xianghong Lin, Ging Chan, Yuanjia Hu, Defang Ouyang, Carolina Oi Lam Ung, Luwen Shi and Hao Hu

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2018 13:9

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  6. Content type: Review

    Processing (Paozhi) represents a unique Chinese pharmaceutic technique to facilitate the use of Chinese herbal medicines (CHMs) for a specific clinical need in the guidance of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) t...

    Authors: Xu Wu, Shengpeng Wang, Junrong Lu, Yong Jing, Mingxing Li, Jiliang Cao, Baolin Bian and Changjiang Hu

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2018 13:4

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  7. Content type: Research

    Zhibai Dihuang Granule (ZDG) is a traditional Chinese medicine which has been used to treat Yin-deficiency-heat (YDH) syndrome for thousands of years in China. However, little work has been conducted to explor...

    Authors: Chang-Ming Liu, Jing Chen, Su Yang, Ting-Ting Jiang, Zhong-Liang Chen, Hui-Hui Tu, Lian-Gen Mao, Yu-Ting Hu, Lin Gan, Zhong-Jie Li and Ji-Cheng Li

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2018 13:2

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  8. Content type: Research

    Penthorum chinense Pursh (Penthoraceae, PCP), a well-known Miao ethnomedicine, has been traditionally used to treat several liver-related diseases, such as jaundice and viral hepatitis...

    Authors: Meng Wang, Xiao-Jiao Zhang, Ruibing Feng, Yun Jiang, Da-Yong Zhang, Chengwei He, Peng Li and Jian-Bo Wan

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2017 12:32

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