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Japanese Kampo Medicines for the Treatment of Common Diseases : Focus on Inflammation (Paperback)
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Japanese Kampo Medicines for the Treatment of Inflammatory Disease provides researchers and clinicians with a current look at how Kampo medicines can be used to effectively treat inflammatory disorders. Japanese Kampo medicines are a mixture of natural and herbal medicines that are available in Japan for the treatment of various diseases. Given their therapeutic potential, they are often prescribed instead of or alongside allopathic medicines. Kampo medicines are becoming more widespread and have proven effective for the treatment of a variety of inflammatory diseases, such as colitis, dermatitis, myocarditis, hepatitis, cardiomyopathy and nephritis. This book offers background on Japanese Kampo medicines, as well as a compilation of the published scientific data for several different types of Kampo medicines. It is an evidence-based guide for all those involved or interested in the research and practice of Kampo medicine.
- Includes both preclinical and clinical data published from a variety of sources and compiled into one book
- Provides insight for researchers and clinicians on which Kampo medicines will provide the least side effects and offer the most effective therapy for a particular illness
- Offers important data that will help to inform future research and widen practice in this area