An extract from the fern Pteris multifida, used in traditional Chinese medicine, was seen to have beneficial effects on prostate growth in a mouse model of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).The study, “Chemical characterization, anti-benign prostatic hyperplasia effect and subchronic toxicity study
Data revolutionEverything that needed to be known was once always known. Curious-minded, medieval literate folk had simply to cast their attention to the combination of letters enshrined within their leather-bound holy book—whichever region they were in.Not there? That would be because it wasn’t wor
Chinese Medicine has been used for thousands of years to treat a number of diseases, but with few exceptions, has not been linked to specific molecular mechanisms that might explain its mode of action.
Compounds in a plant commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine may help treat cancer and liver disease, according to a new study.
Chinese companies are joining multinationals like Novartis and Eli Lilly to develop novel drugs for Alzheimer’s disease (AD), reports The Pharma Letter’s local correspondent, Wang Fangqing.
Chinese traditional medicine import and export trade, plant extract export has been developing rapidly. Customs statistics show that in the first quarter of this year, China plant extract import and export maintain the high speed growth, imports and exports is up to 310 million dollars, increase about 46.4%. Among them, the export volume is 270 million dollars, up 53.4% increase, accounting for 48.4% of exports of traditional Chinese medicine products, plant extracts in the proportion of traditional Chinese medicine product export increase gradually. Next year the plant extract is expected to export in a new record.