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  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a global disease with growing prevalence that is difficult to cure. Rosa roxburghii Tratt is an edible and medicinal plant, and modern pharmacological studies have shown that it...

    Authors: Chenxiao Shen, Yu Wang, Hui Zhang, Wei Li, Wenyue Chen, Mingqing Kuang, Yuelin Song and Zhangfeng Zhong
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2023 18:12
  2. Alzheimer’s disease (AD), a type of neurodegeneration disease, is characterized by Aβ deposition and tangles of nerve fibers. Schisandrin is one of the main components of Fructus Schisandrae Chinensis. Researches...

    Authors: Tian-tian Zhao, Ying Zhang, Cheng-qin Zhang, Ya-fei Chang, Mei-rong Cui, Yue Sun, Wen-qian Hao, Yu-meng Yan, Shuo Gu, Yao Xie and Bin-bin Wei
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2023 18:11
  3. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) posits that Chinese medicinal materials can only be clinically used after being processed and prepared into decoction pieces. Schisandra Chinensis Fructus (derived from the d...

    Authors: Zhongyuan Qu, Yifan Bing, Tianlei Zhang, Yan Zheng, Shuang Wu, Chenfeng Ji, Wenlan Li and Xiang Zou
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2023 18:10
  4. Elderly rheumatoid arthritis (ERA) population faces multiple treatment dilemma. Here we aim to investigate if Gancao Nourishing-Yin decoction (GCNY) added to methotrexate (MTX) exhibit better effects in an ERA mi...

    Authors: Yong Chen, Xing-wang Zhu, Wing-Fu Lai, Yong-pu Liu, Xuan-feng Xu, Li-ming Liu, Yan-juan Chen, Chuan-fu Zhang, Guang-yi Wang, Zhi-qiang Cheng and Dong-zhou Liu
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2023 18:9
  5. Cognitive impairment is a prevalent neurological disorder that burdens families and the healthcare system. Current conventional therapies for cognitive impairment, such as cholinesterase inhibitors and N-methy...

    Authors: Zichen Zhang, Liuyi Chen, Yi Guo, Dan Li, Jingyu Zhang, Ling Liu, Wen Fan, Tao Guo, Siru Qin, Yadan Zhao, Zhifang Xu and Zelin Chen
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2023 18:8
  6. Pancreatic cancer is one of the most lethal cancers worldwide. Aidi injection (ADI) is a representative antitumor medication based on Chinese herbal injection, but its antitumor mechanisms are still poorly und...

    Authors: Haojia Wang, Zhishan Wu, Xiaotian Fan, Chao Wu, Shan Lu, Libo Geng, Antony Stalin, Yingli Zhu, Fanqin Zhang, Jiaqi Huang, Pengyun Liu, Huiying Li, Leiming You and Jiarui Wu
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2023 18:7
  7. Chemical profile provides the pronounced evidence for herbal medicine (HM) authentication; however, the chemome is extremely sophisticated. Fortunately, two-dimensional (2D) code, as a quick response means, is...

    Authors: Qian Wang, Wenjing Liu, Bo Peng, Xingcheng Gong, Jingjing Shi, Ke Zhang, Bo Li, Pengfei Tu, Jun Li, Jun Jiang, Yunfang Zhao and Yuelin Song
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2023 18:6
  8. Amorpha-4,11-diene synthase (ADS) is a key enzyme in the artemisinin biosynthetic pathway. ADS promotes the first step of artemisinin synthesis by cyclizing faresyl pyrophosphate to synthesize the sesquiterpen...

    Authors: Shiyu Chen, Baosheng Liao, Shuai Guo, Xiaofeng Shen, Ying Meng, Yu Liang, Jiang Xu and Shilin Chen
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2023 18:5
  9. Psoralea corylifolia L. (PCL), referred to as “Bu-gu-zhi” in Chinese, has great medicinal values since ancient times. PCL is the dried ripe fruit of Psoralea corylifolia L., which has been widely used in traditio...

    Authors: Lele Chen, Shuguang Chen, Peng Sun, Xinyue Liu, Zhaoshuang Zhan and Jiafeng Wang
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2023 18:4
  10. Diabetic kidney disease (DKD) is more prevalent with an increase in diabetes mellitus. Oxidative stress is a major factor in the occurrence and progression of DKD. Defending against oxidative stress and restor...

    Authors: Yuting Sun, De Jin, Ziwei Zhang, Yuehong Zhang, Yuqing Zhang, Xiaomin Kang, Linlin Jiang, Xiaolin Tong and Fengmei Lian
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2023 18:3
  11. Many previous studies have shown the potential antipruritic effect of acupuncture. This paper reviews the antipruritic mechanisms of acupuncture according to these aspects: sample characteristics, detail of in...

    Authors: Jia-jia Liu, Xuemei Li, Jing Guo, Shuguang Yu and Sha Yang
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2023 18:2
  12. Small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) is a high malignant and high energy-consuming type of lung cancer. Total coumarins of Pileostegia tomentella (TCPT) from a traditional folk medicine of Yao minority, is a potential a...

    Authors: Ying Liu, Kun Wu, Li Li, Fucui Zhu, Li Wang, Hua Su, Ying Li, Lu Lu, Guoshou Lu and Xiaoxi Hu
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2023 18:1
  13. As known, inhibition of phosphodiesterase 5 (PDE5) has the therapeutic effect on male erectile dysfunction (ED), and the processed folium of Epimedium sagittatum Maxim. (PFES) characterized by 8-isopentenyl flavo...

    Authors: Juntao Li, Yue Wu, Xinxin Yu, Xinyu Zheng, Jiechen Xian, Senjie Li, Wanyin Shi, Yun Tang, Zhe-Sheng Chen, Guixia Liu, Shen Yao, Jian Xu and Xiangwei Zheng
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:147
  14. Ginsenoside compound K (GC-K) potentially alleviates ulcerative colitis involved in gut microbiota, which is significantly associated with the occurrence and development of colitis. However, the effect and mec...

    Authors: Li Wang, Li Shao, Man-Yun Chen, Lin Wang, Wei Zhang, Feng-Bo Tan and Wei-Hua Huang
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:146
  15. Dicoumarol, a coumarin-like compound, is known for its anticoagulant properties associated with the ability to inhibit vitamin K, being prescribed as a drug for several decades. The pharmaceutical value of dic...

    Authors: Vera L. M. Silva, Rita Silva-Reis, Alexandra Moreira-Pais, Tiago Ferreira, Paula A. Oliveira, Rita Ferreira, Susana M. Cardoso, Javad Sharifi-Rad, Monica Butnariu, Maria Alina Costea and Ioana Grozea
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:145
  16. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been practiced and developed in China over thousands of years under the guidance of a series of complicated traditional theories. Herbs within TCM usually are classified ...

    Authors: Bingbing Li, Xin Tao, Lili Sheng, Yan Li, Ningning Zheng and Houkai Li
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:144
  17. Chuanxiong Renshen decoction (CRD) is a traditional Chinese medicine compound used to treat Alzheimer's disease (AD). However, the effects and active ingredients of CRD and its mechanism have not been clarifie...

    Authors: Zhuo Jun Shen, Yun Bo Fu, Jin Ling Hou, Lu Ning Lin, Xiao Yan Wang, Chang Yu Li and Yuan Xiao Yang
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:143
  18. In this study, Chinese herbal compound prescriptions combined with Chinese medicine powder were evaluated for the treatment of chronic atrophic gastritis with erosion.

    Authors: Tai Zhang, Beihua Zhang, Jinkang Xu, Shunping Ren, Shaogang Huang, Zhaohong Shi, Shaoju Guo, Liqun Bian, Ping Wang, Fengyun Wang, Yidong Cai and Xudong Tang
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:142
  19. Nauclea officinalis (N. officinalis), a medicinal plant of the genus Nauclea in the family Rubiaceae, is used in the treatment of fever, pneumonia, pharyngolaryngitis, and enteritis in China. Extracts of N. offi...

    Authors: Bin Liu, Qi Geng, Zhiwen Cao, Li Li, Peipei Lu, Lin Lin, Lan Yan and Cheng Lu
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:141
  20. Shenling Baizhu Powder (SBP) is a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) prescription, which has the good efficacy on gastrointestinal toxicity. In this study, we used gut microbiota analysis, metabonomics and net...

    Authors: Jingjiang Lai, Fengxian Jiang, Xiaoli Zhuo, Xiaoying Xu, Lei Liu, Ke Yin, Jingliang Wang, Jing Zhao, Wei Xu, Hongjing Liu, Xuan Wang, Wen Jiang, Ke Wang, Shuping Yang, Honglin Guo, Fanghua Qi…
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:140
  21. Chaihu-Guizhi-Ganjiang Decoction (CGGD) is a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) prescription used to treat viral influenza. There is evidence that CGGD can be used to treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) but t...

    Authors: Mingming Li, Jiawei Zhu, Xuan Liu, Zhiying Dong, Jigui Tang, Cian Zhang, Jianpeng Jiao, Jiani Chen, Fenghao Yin, Shi Qiu, Feng Zhang, Shouhong Gao, Zhipeng Wang, Xia Tao, Xiaoqiang Yue, Lianna Sun…
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:139
  22. The standardized diagnosis and management of gastric precancerous conditions and lesions are important to prevent gastric cancer. This guideline, created by 5 traditional Chinese medicine and Western medicine ...

    Authors: Ping Wang, Peng Li, Yingxuan Chen, Li Li, Yuanyuan Lu, Weixun Zhou, Liqun Bian, Beihua Zhang, Xiaolan Yin, Junxiang Li, Jie Chen, Shutian Zhang, Yongquan Shi and Xudong Tang
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:138
  23. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is an aggressive neoplasm and seriously threatens human health. A14 is one kind of semisynthetic aurone that exhibits the capability to inhibit prostate cancer, but little is known...

    Authors: Meng Wang, Lisi Li, Tengyun Fan, Lixue Cao, Jiayi Zhang, Shuang Li, Chunming Liu and Xifu Liu
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:137
  24. Taxillus chinensis (DC.) Danser (T. chinensis), known as “Sangjisheng” in Chinese, is a member of the family Loranthaceae, with the traditional functions of “dispelling wind dampness, strengthening bones and musc...

    Authors: Mi Qin, Qianqian Huang, Xin Yang, Lu Yu, Yong Tang, Chunxiang Zhang, Dalian Qin, Wenjun Zou, Junzhu Deng, Jian Liu, Haiyang Hu, Long Wang, Anguo Wu and Jianming Wu
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:136
  25. Tanreqing capsules (TRQCs) and Tanreqing injections (TRQIs) are widely used in the treatment of respiratory diseases. In this study, a simple, rapid, and sensitive liquid chromatography–tandem mass spectrometr...

    Authors: Lili Cui, Liang Wang, Deduo Xu, Zhipeng Wang, Yong Chen, Xinhua Song, Fengjing Xu, Shouhong Gao, Lifeng Huang, Xia Tao and Wansheng Chen
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:135
  26. Hypoxia-induced pulmonary hypertension (HPH) is one of the fatal pathologies developed under hypobaric hypoxia and eventually leads to right ventricular (RV) remodeling and RV failure. Clinically, the mortalit...

    Authors: An-Ran Gao, Shuo Li, Xiao-Cui Tan, Ting Huang, Hua-Jin Dong, Rui Xue, Jing-Cao Li, Yang Zhang, You-Zhi Zhang and Xiao Wang
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:134
  27. Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a common microvascular complication of diabetes. Luo Tong formula (LTF), a classical traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) prescription, consists of four plants that have been widely ...

    Authors: Sha Di, Chensi Yao, Liping Qiao, Xiuyang Li, Bing Pang, Jiaran Lin, Jia Wang, Min Li and Xiaolin Tong
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:133
  28. Pulsatilla decoction (Bai-Tou-Weng-Tang, BTWT) is a classic formula prescription of a traditional Chinese medicine that is used to treat ulcerative colitis (UC). However, its active components and underlying mech...

    Authors: Li-rong Deng, Qian Han, Min Zou, Fang-jun Chen, Chang-yin Huang, Yi-ming Zhong, Qian-yan Wu, Brian Tomlinson and Yan-hong Li
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:132
  29. Acute lung injury (ALI) is a severe inflammatory disease, underscoring the urgent need for novel treatments. Nauclea officinalis Pierre ex Pitard (Danmu in Chinese, DM) is effective in treating inflammatory respi...

    Authors: Han Xu, Sicong Xu, Liyan Li, Yuhuang Wu, Shiying Mai, Yiqiang Xie, Yinfeng Tan, Ailing Li, Fengming Xue, Xiaoning He and Yonghui Li
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:131
  30. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has been used to treat various diseases for thousands of years. However, the uncertainty of dosage as well as the lack of systemic evaluation of pharmacology and toxicology i...

    Authors: Yan-Yan Chen, Jia-Qian Chen, Yu-Ping Tang, Er-Xin Shang, Qi Zhao, Jun-Bo Zou, Ding-Qiao Xu, Shi-Jun Yue, Jie Yang, Rui-Jia Fu, Gui-Sheng Zhou and Jin-Ao Duan
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:130
  31. The rising global incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) highlights a need for new therapies. The Zishen Pill (ZSP) is a traditional Chinese herbal decoction that has previously shown hypoglycemic effect...

    Authors: You Wu, Boju Sun, Xiaoyuan Guo, Lili Wu, Yaomu Hu, Lingling Qin, Tao Yang, Mei Li, Tianyu Qin, Miao Jiang and Tonghua Liu
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:128
  32. Tibetan medicine has been used in clinical practice for more than 3800 years. Zuozhu-Daxi (ZZDX), a classic traditional Tibetan medicine, has been proved to be effective in the treatment of digestive diseases,...

    Authors: Yanyan Shi, Jing Ning, Kelsang Norbu, Xingzi Hou, Huiling Zheng, Hejun Zhang, Wei Yu, Feng Zhou, Yuan Li, Shigang Ding and Qingying Zhang
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:126
  33. Dandelion is an herb with high nutritional and medicinal values, which has been listed in Chinese Pharmacopeia, European Pharmacopoeia and British Pharmacopoeia, gaining increasing acceptance around the world....

    Authors: Feng-Jie Liu, Jiao Yang, Xu-Yan Chen, Ting Yu, Hui Ni, Liang Feng, Ping Li and Hui-Jun Li
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:125
  34. Shenmai injection (SMI), a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) injection prepared from Red ginseng and Ophiopogon japonicus, is widely used in clinics to treat chemotherapy-induced myelosuppression. Similar to oth...

    Authors: Shiyu Zhang, Yinxiao Mi, Tingting Ye, Xiaoyan Lu, Li Liu, Jing Qian and Xiaohui Fan
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:124
  35. To adapt to life on land, Asiatic toads (Bufo gargarizans) must remodel their bodies and refine their chemical defenses in water. The full scope of the mechanisms underlying these processes has yet to be revealed...

    Authors: Bo Sun, Shan Jiang, Mingli Li, Yan Zhang, Yanyan Zhou, Xiaolu Wei, Hongjie Wang, Nan Si, Baolin Bian and Haiyu Zhao
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:123
  36. Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in 2019, the global economy, culture, politics, and people's lives and health have been severely damaged and threatened. Although western modern medical treatment has made great ...

    Authors: Xinxin Wang, Tao Ma, Wei Zhang and Qiang Chu
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:122
  37. Authors: Linda Li-Dan Zhong, Yi-Ping Wong, Chor-Yin Leung, Bo Peng, Zhi-Xiu Lin, Vivian Chi-Woon Wong Taam, Yi Luo, Hai-Yong Chen, Chao-Dong Chao, Chor-Fung Wong, Freddie Shung-Chi Tam, Kui Chan, Kwan-Yiu Lee, Lai-Fun Ho, Alan Yat-Lun Wong, Chi-Fung Choy…
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:120

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  38. Curcumin and piperine are major bioactive compounds of Curcuma longa and Piper nigrum, widely consumed as spices and flock medicine. The combinational use of these plants is a common practice in Southeast Asia. S...

    Authors: Pawana Boonrueng, Peththa Wadu Dasuni Wasana, Hasriadi, Opa Vajragupta, Pornchai Rojsitthisak and Pasarapa Towiwat
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:119
  39. Tiger bone, which had been one of the most famous traditional Chinese medicine for 2000 years, was originate from the skeleton of Panthera tigris L., and had the actions of anti-inflammatory, analgesic, immune-re...

    Authors: Yi Shen, Na Wang, Qi Zhang, Yuling Liu, Qudi Wu, Yuqiong He, Yang Wang, Xiaoyan Wang, Qiming Zhao, Quanlong Zhang, Luping Qin and Qiaoyan Zhang
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:78
  40. Chinese medicines (CMs) have emerged as an alternative therapy for ulcerative colitis through reinforcing the vital qi and/or eliminating the pathogenic factors according to the traditional Chinese medicinal theo...

    Authors: Ting Li, Xuejiao Gao, Zhixiang Yan, Tai-Seng Wai, Wei Yang, Junru Chen and Ru Yan
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:118
  41. Baihu-Guizhi decoction (BHGZD) is a well-documented traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) prescription that has been extensively applied to treating rheumatoid arthritis. Despite of its beneficial outcomes, the c...

    Authors: Yan He, Zhenkun Zhou, Weijie Li, Yanqiong Zhang, Ruoyao Shi, Tao Li, Linlin Jin, Hongliang Yao, Na Lin and Hao Wu
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:117
  42. As a first-line chemotherapeutic agent, 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) exhibits many side effects, weakening its efficacy in cancer treatment. In this study, we hypothesize that Poria cocos polysaccharides (PCP), a tradit...

    Authors: Lin Yin, Guoxin Huang, Imran Khan, Lu Su, Wenrui Xia, Betty Yuen Kwan Law, Vincent Kam Wai Wong, Qiang Wu, Jingyi Wang, Wai Kit Leong and W. L. Wendy Hsiao
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:116
  43. As the increasing mortality and incidence of lung cancer (LC), there is an urgent need to discover novel treatment agent. In this study, we aimed to investigate the anti-LC effects of nitidine chloride (NC), a...

    Authors: Fei Yu, Weidan Tan, Zhiquan Chen, Xiaoju Shen, Xiaoxiang Mo, Xiaocheng Mo, Jingchuan He, Zhihua Deng, Jie Wang, Zhuo Luo and Jie Yang
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:115
  44. A biennial or perennial plant of the Apiaceae family, Eryngium caeruleum M. Bieb. is traditionally used in medicine as an antitoxic, diuretic, digestive, anti-inflammatory and analgesic drug. This plant is widely...

    Authors: Dmitryi Alexeevich Konovalov, Edgardo Avendaño Cáceres, Ekaterina Aleksandrovna Shcherbakova, Jesús Herrera-Bravo, Deepak Chandran, Miquel Martorell, Muzaffar Hasan, Manoj Kumar, Saad Bakrim, Abdelhakim Bouyahya, William C. Cho, Javad Sharifi-Rad, Hafiz A. R. Suleria and Daniela Calina
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:114
  45. Dyslipidemia is an independent risk factor of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), which lead to the high mortality, disability, and medical expenses in the worldwide. Based on the previous researches, the improvem...

    Authors: Ying Hu, Xingjuan Chen, Mu Hu, Dongwei Zhang, Shuo Yuan, Ping Li and Ling Feng
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:113
  46. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) plays an important role in the global traditional health systems. However, adulterated and counterfeit TCM is on the rise. DNA barcoding is an effective, rapid, and accurate ...

    Authors: Shuang Zhu, Qiaozhen Liu, Simin Qiu, Jiangpeng Dai and Xiaoxia Gao
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:112
  47. Red ginseng (RG) was widely used as traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) or dietary supplement. However, few researches had been reported on the red ginseng polysaccharide (RGP).

    Authors: Yuanpei Lian, Maomao Zhu, Bing Yang, Xianfeng Wang, Jingqi Zeng, Yanjun Yang, Shuchen Guo, Xiaobin Jia and Liang Feng
    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2022 17:111