Preclinical evaluations on the efficacy of a topical Chinese herbal formula for swelling control and pain relief
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AbstractEthnopharmacological relevance: Patients suffering from musculoskeletal pain and swellings occupy many hospital beds and demand many rehabilitation facilities. Chinese Medicine is offering many alternatives to ameliorate pain and swelling. However, evidence-based scientific publications supporting their efficacy on pain relief are inadequate. The in vitro and in vivo efficacy of a topical use Chinese herbal bath formula (HB) on anti-inflammation and swelling control was studied.
All Author(s) ListSiu WS, Zhou XL, Fung CH, Shum WT, Lau CBS, Leung PC, Ko CH, Hung LK
Journal nameJournal of Ethnopharmacology
Volume Number162
Pages346 - 351
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsAchyranthis Bidentatae Radix; Angelicae Sinensis Radix; Carthami Flos; Inflammation; Swelling; Topical treatment
Web of Science Subject CategoriesChemistry, Medicinal; Integrative & Complementary Medicine; Pharmacology & Pharmacy; Plant Sciences

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