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Systematic reviews and randomized controlled trials of Chinese herbal medicine treating adults with psoriasis vulgaris were evaluated

Chinese herbal medicine is effective in treating psoriasis vulgaris. The study will evaluate the feasibility of a randomized controlled trial investigating combined conventional and Chinese herbal medicine therapy for psoriasis vulgaris. The ingredients of YXBCM01 were selected based on literature, the expert opinion on herbal medicine and pre-clinical evidence, for instance Chinese herbal medicine possesses anti-inflammatory or antiproliferative properties. A previous systematic review suggests, however, that the results should be interpreted cautiously, owing to methodological flaws of reported studies 24. Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of Chinese herbal medicine in the treatment of Sjogren’s syndrome. Comparison of effectiveness and safety between granules and decoction of Chinese herbal medicine: a systematic review of randomized clinical trials. Clinical effectiveness, tolerability and cost-effectiveness of newer drugs for epilepsy in adults: a systematic review and economic evaluation. Herbal medicines have been used widely for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients. A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials June 2016. The aim of the review was to evaluate the effects of the osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) on women with gynaecological and obstetric disorders. Terms referring to psoriasis vulgaris in the classical Chinese medicine literature: a systematic analysis April 2016.

Systematic reviews and randomized controlled trials of Chinese herbal medicine treating adults with psoriasis vulgaris were evaluated 2Herbal medicines have been used to treat psoriasis for many years with anecdotal reports of efficacy which have attracted public attention. Randomised controlled trials of systemic herbal medicine used in the treatment of psoriasis included in the meta-analysis. Any discrepancies were discussed with additional reviewer to achieve consensus. Diagnostic criteria: Practice guidelines for diagnosis and therapeutic effect evaluation of disease. Peoples’s Military Medical Press. 1998. Beijing. China. In contrast, traditional Chinese herbal medicine (TCHM) makes almost exclusive use of herbal combinations. Over 5 years of evaluation, people taking the herb appeared to be less likely to develop cancer or die, but the results just missed the ordinary cutoff for statistical significance. In another double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, 68 HIV-infected adults were given either placebo or a preparation of 35 Chinese herbs for a period of 6 months. Qinzhu Liangxue decoction in treatment of blood-heat type psoriasis vulgaris: a randomized controlled trial. In contrast, traditional Chinese herbal medicine (TCHM) makes almost exclusive use of herbal combinations. Over 5 years of evaluation, people taking the herb appeared to be less likely to develop cancer or die, but the results just missed the ordinary cutoff for statistical significance. The results showed that both forms of active treatment were superior to placebo, significantly reducing IBS symptoms. In a 2008 review of 39 randomized controlled trials involving a total of 3,475 women, researchers concluded that the use of traditional Chinese herbs shows some promise in for the treatment of menstrual pain.

Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) bath combined with phototherapy has been used in clinical settings, but the additional benefit requires evaluation. Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) comparing CHM bath plus phototherapy to phototherapy alone for psoriasis vulgaris were included. Chinese Medicinal Herbs for Childhood Pneumonia: A Systematic Review of Effectiveness and Safety. Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) conducted on adults with early diabetic nephropathy which used Gingko biloba extract were included. Concerning both medications, the past decade was characterized by various clinical trials to evaluate efficacy and safety in the topical treatment of psoriasis. TCM is a whole system of medicine rather than a specific treatment or ingredient. A recent systematic review and small meta-analysis by Zhang et al. Nine studies were included in the review, some of which were trials of TCM.

Add-on Effect Of Chinese Herbal Medicine Bath To Phototherapy For Psoriasis Vulgaris: A Systematic Review

This systematic review evaluates the efficacy of oral CHM in comparison with acitretin and the add-on effect of oral CHM to acitretin. Included randomized, controlled trials (RCTs) were published in English or Chinese, compared oral CHM or the combination of oral CHM and acitretin with acitretin, and used Psoriasis Area and Severity Index (PASI) as the outcome measure. Oral CHM itself appeared safe for treating psoriasis vulgaris and possibly could reduce the common adverse events seen with acitretin. Further research should consider including a placebo control and using outcome measures according to international guidelines to evaluate CHM, as well as include follow-ups to monitor longer-term efficacy and safety. All patients were assigned to twice-daily treatment with the DurrDerma preparation. In this observational case series study, we documented the effectiveness and tolerability of DurrDerma in adult patients with active moderate to severe psoriasis vulgaris. Efficacy of externally applied Chinese herbal drugs in treating psoriasis: a systematic review. Academic Content and Language Evaluation of This Article. These parameters were included in many disease scoring systems. The use of TCM in various forms to treat psoriasis depend mainly on the type of disease. The treatment of eczema with Chinese herbs: a systematic review of randomized clinical trials. Conclusions: There was no significant difference in treatment efficacy between the TwHF and acitretin groups within 8 weeks, but there were fewer treatment-related adverse events in the TwHF group. Acitretin in Moderate to Severe Psoriasis Vulgaris: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Extracts of the Chinese herb Tripterygium wilfordii Hook F (TwHF), also known as Lei Gong Teng, are used as one of the most common systemic treatments for inflammatory and immune disorders including psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), Crohn’s disease, nephritis, and systemic lupus erythematosus. Only randomized and placebo-controlled studies were selected in this study. A controlled trial used infliximab (5 mg/kg) in the treatment of palmoplantar psoriasis. If all 4 evaluation criteria are met then there is a low risk of bias. Review from JAMA Dermatology Herbal Therapy in Dermatology. Tea tree oil may also play a role in topical acne treatment.

Add-on Effect Of Chinese Herbal Medicine Bath To Phototherapy For Psoriasis Vulgaris: A Systematic Review

Over five thousand years ago, the Chinese discovered the complex relationship between stimulating a point on the skin to influence a particular organ or organ pathway. Acupuncture & TCM treat. Providing pain relief and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Acupuncture & TCM treat. Climatotherapy is an alternative treatment option that has been utilized for many years for both atopic dermatitis and asthma. A recent systematic review of the literature on climate therapy included 11 studies with over 39,000 patients with AD who were treated in centers in Davos, Switzerland, elevation 1560 meters, or in various centers in Germany at elevations ranging from 1000 to 1600 meters above sea level. A randomized controlled trial looked at the cost-benefit ratio between two leading barrier creams (one containing licorice extract, the other containing ceramides) and OTC petroleum based moisturizer.