Herbal medicines have been used to treat psoriasis for many years with anecdotal reports of efficacy which have attracted public attention. Further well-designed larger scale trials are required to determine the safety and efficacy of oral herbal interventions in the treatment of psoriasis. After screening the reference of review articles, total 8 clinical trials paper were identified. Xue CC (2013) Topical herbal medicine combined with pharmacotherapy for psoriasis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Herbal medicines that benefit epidermal permeability barrier function. C.J., Deng, S., Xue, C.C. Oral herbal medicines for psoriasis: a review of clinical studies. Phytotherapy and psoriasis: Complemen- tary and alternative medications. Med 2012; 18: 222-229 PMID: 22466949 12 May BH, Zhang AL, Zhou W, Lu CJ, Deng S, Xue CC. Oral herbal medicines for psoriasis: a review of clinical studies.
Background To provide evidence that the Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) PSORI-CM01 combined with Western medicine reduces the relapse rate of psoriasis vulgaris (PV), we plan to conduct a large-scale randomized control trial (RCT). Oral herbal medicines for psoriasis: a review of clinical studies. Yu JJ, Zhang CS, Zhang AL, May B, Xue CC, Lu C. Add-on effect of chinese herbal medicine bath to phototherapy for psoriasis vulgaris: a systematic review. The combination of a Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) bath and narrowband ultraviolet B (NB-UVB) improved the efficacy of NB-UVB treatment of psoriasis vulgaris, but bath therapy is inconvenient. A systematic review, meta-analysis, risk of bias assessment and the GRADE assessment were conducted in accordance with Cochrane Collaboration methodology to assess the evidence for efficacy outcome. The Psoriasis Area Severity Index (PASI) was used in clinical trials for outcome measurement following psoriasis treatment. Liang xue huo xue tang: huai hua, bai mao gen, sheng di huang, zi cao, chi shao, dan shen. Borage (Borago officinalis) is an annual herb which is cultivated for medicinal and culinary uses, although it is commercially cultivated for borage seed oil. SD-008. 57; BH May, AL Zhang, W Zhou, CJ Lu, S Deng, CC Xue. Oral herbal medicines for psoriasis: a review of clinical studies.
Ni XJ, Shergis JL, Guo XF, Zhang AL, Li Y, Lu CJ, Xue CC. (2012) Oral Herbal Medicines for Psoriasis: A Review of Clinical Studies, Chin J Integr Med 2012 Mar;18(3). CCL Xue, AL Zhang, V Lin, R Myers, B Polus, DF Story. BMC Public Health 8 (1), 105, 2008. CCL Xue, AL Zhang, V Lin, C Da Costa, DF Story. JL Shergis, AL Zhang, W Zhou, CC Xue. Oral herbal medicines for psoriasis: a review of clinical studies.
Oral Psori-cm01, A Chinese Herbal Formula, Plus Topical Sequential Therapy For Moderate-to-severe Psoriasis Vulgaris: Pilot Study For A Double-blind, Randomized, Placebo-controlled Trial(pdf)
Oral herbal medicines for psoriasis: A review of clinical studies. Charlie C. L. Xue (1,2) Keywords: psoriasis; herbal medicine; complementary medicine; traditional medicine; clinical study; review Abstract: Various forms of complementary and alternative medicine are used in psoriasis. Calamvale Community College. Clinically, oral administrations of herbal medicines are effective in treating psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, and glucocorticoid-induced dermatitis 14 17. LR: A review of activity indices and efficacy end points for clinical trials of medical therapy in adults with ulcerative colitis. Xue CC: Plant extracts for the topical management of psoriasis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Despite this, the cosmetic and alternative medicine industries regularly make claims regarding the soothing, moisturizing, and healing properties of aloe vera. Two 2009 reviews of clinical studies determined that all were too small and faulty to allow strong conclusions to be drawn, but concluded: there is some preliminary evidence to suggest that oral administration of aloe vera might be effective in reducing blood glucose in diabetic patients and in lowering blood lipid levels in hyperlipidaemia. 46 Topical application of aloe vera may also be effective for genital herpes and psoriasis.