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  1. The root of Angelica gigas Nakai (Apiaceae) has been traditionally used as an important herbal medicine to treat blood-deficiency-related disorders in Eastern Asian countries, and recently, it has been recognized...

    Authors: Se-Eun Lee, Jung-Hoon Kim, Chiyeon Lim and Suin Cho

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:101

    Content type: Research

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  2. Ganoderma sp., such as Ganoderma tsugae (GT), play an important role in traditional Chinese medicine. Ganoderma sp. contains several constituents, including Sacacchin, which has recently drawn attention because i...

    Authors: Meng-Huang Wu, Chuang-Yu Lin, Chun-Yin Hou, Ming-Thau Sheu and Hsi Chang

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:100

    Content type: Research

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  3. Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is the leading cause of blindness in many countries. The current treatment for non-proliferative DR (NPDR) using Western medicine (WM) alone is insufficient. At present, the combinati...

    Authors: Xuedong An, De Jin, LiYun Duan, Shenghui Zhao, Rongrong Zhou, Fengmei Lian and Xiaolin Tong

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:99

    Content type: Research

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  4. Danggui Buxue Tang (DBT), an ancient Chinese herbal decoction containing Astragali Radix and Angelicae Sinensis Radix at a ratio of 5: 1, is prescribed for menopausal women. Flavonoids and its flavonoid glycos...

    Authors: Rui Guo, Shuchen Guo, Xiong Gao, Huaiyou Wang, Weihui Hu, Ran Duan, Tina T. X. Dong and Karl W. K. Tsim

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:98

    Content type: Research

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  5. The essential oil is one of the main active ingredients of Amomum villosum Lour. However, volatile compounds are easily lost during the drying, storage and even sample preparation procedure. Therefore, using fres...

    Authors: Ling-Xiao Chen, Yun-Feng Lai, Wei-Xiong Zhang, Jing Cai, Hao Hu, Ying Wang, Jing Zhao and Shao-Ping Li

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:97

    Content type: Research

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  6. Based on therapy with syndrome differentiation and clinical studies on Xiaochaihu decoction (XCHD), we hypothesize that Modified Xiaochaihu Decoction (MXD) has an ability to ameliorate non-alcoholic fatty live...

    Authors: Siting Gao, Tongzhuang Wang, XueKuan Huang, Yaqian Jin, Yu Xu, Yumeng Xi, Jun Zhang, Yan Luo, Hongling Xu, Hongli Guo, Dazhi Ke and Jianwei Wang

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:96

    Content type: Research

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  7. Poor access to healthcare in rural communities causes many people to seek herbalists who use medicinal plants for the treatment of various disease conditions. Most knowledge of traditional herbal medicine make...

    Authors: James Kiamba Mailu, Joseph Mwanzia Nguta, James Mucunu Mbaria and Mitchel Otieno Okumu

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:95

    Content type: Research

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  8. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is spreading rapidly around the globe. By the establishment of an integrative system combining both traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and western medicine, China h...

    Authors: Hua Luo, Yan Gao, Jian Zou, Siyuan Zhang, Hanbin Chen, Qiao Liu, Dechao Tan, Yan Han, Yonghua Zhao and Shengpeng Wang

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:94

    Content type: Review

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  9. The dry root and rhizome of Ligusticum chuanxiong Hort., or Chuanxiong, has been used as a blood-activating and stasis-removing traditional Chinese medicine for 1000 years. Our previous studies have shown the inh...

    Authors: Yi-Yao Yang, Zhao-Yu Wu, Fang-Bo Xia, Hao Zhang, Xu Wang, Jian-Li Gao, Feng-Qing Yang and Jian-Bo Wan

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:93

    Content type: Research

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  10. Loki zupa formula is kind of a traditional medicines which used to treat airway diseases, especially those caused by abnormal phlegm, such as cough, asthma and chronic bronchitis. The study aim was to explore ...

    Authors: Nabijan Mohammadtursun, Qiuping Li, Muhammadjan Abuduwaki, Shan Jiang, Hu Zhang, Jing Sun and Jingcheng Dong

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:92

    Content type: Research

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  11. Sigesbeckia glabrescens Makino (SG) has been traditionally used for rheumatism and joint protection. However, the anti-arthritic effects and underling mechanisms of SG have not been demonstrated. In this study, w...

    Authors: Qiu Shuo Ma, Ke-Gang Linghu, Tian Zhang, Guan Ding Zhao, Wei Xiong, Shi Hang Xiong, Mingming Zhao, Wei Xu, Juan Yu and Hua Yu

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:91

    Content type: Research

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  12. Due to the lack of enough interaction data among compositions, targets and diseases, it is difficult to construct a complete network of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that comprehensively reflects active c...

    Authors: Mengjie Rui, Hui Pang, Wei Ji, Siqi Wang, Xuefei Yu, Lilong Wang and Chunlai Feng

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:90

    Content type: Research

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  13. Liver diseases and related complications are major sources of morbidity and mortality, which places a huge financial burden on patients and lead to nonnegligible social problems. Therefore, the discovery of no...

    Authors: Jianzhi Wu, Guangrui Huang, Yajing Li and Xiaojiaoyang Li

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:89

    Content type: Review

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  14. Rhubarb (also named Rhei or Dahuang), one of the most ancient and important herbs in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), belongs to the Rheum L. genus from the Polygonaceae family, and its application can be trac...

    Authors: Hong Xiang, Jiaxin Zuo, Fangyue Guo and Deshi Dong

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:88

    Content type: Review

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  15. Senile osteoporosis (SOP), which is caused by unbalanced bone remodeling, leads to significant economic and societal burdens globally. The combination of Epimedii Folium (EF) and Ligustri Lucidi Fructus (LLF) ser...

    Authors: Xiu-Feng Tang, Zi-Tong Ma, Ying-Ying Gao, Han Wang, Xiao-Xi Li, Ping Yu and Ren-Hui Liu

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:87

    Content type: Research

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  16. Daodi medicinal materials (DMMs), with unique characteristics and specific ecological growing environments, are recognized as high-quality medicinal products of Chinese medicinal materials (CMMs). The quality eva...

    Authors: Xindan Liu, Ying Zhang, Menghua Wu, Zhiguo Ma, Zihan Huang, Fang Tian, Sihan Dong, Simin Luo, Yu Zhou, Jinju Zhang, Nanxin Li, Xiaofang He and Hui Cao

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:86

    Content type: Review

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  17. Panax notoginseng is a highly valuable medicinal plant. Reduced P. notoginseng yield is a common and serious problem that arises in a continuous cropping system. Variation in the composition and function of soil ...

    Authors: Mengzhi Li, Zhongjian Chen, Jun Qian, Fugang Wei, Guozhuang Zhang, Yong Wang, Guangfei Wei, Zhigang Hu, Linlin Dong and Shilin Chen

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:85

    Content type: Research

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  18. Huyang Yangkun Formula (HYYKF) was developed based on theory of traditional Chinese medicine as well as clinical experience and used to improve ovarian function of premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) patient...

    Authors: Meifang Li, Li Xie, Yang Li, Jian Liu, Guangning Nie and Hongyan Yang

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:83

    Content type: Research

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  19. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is one of the most common diseases in elderly people with a high incidence of dementia at approximately 60–80%. The pathogenesis of AD was quite complicated and currently there is no u...

    Authors: Zhiling Fang, Yuqing Tang, Jiaming Ying, Chunlan Tang and Qinwen Wang

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:82

    Content type: Review

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  20. Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic nonspecific inflammatory disease of the colon and rectum with unknown etiology, and its symptoms include bloody diarrhea, abdominal pain, and hematochezia. Traditional Chin...

    Authors: Yanyan Wei, Ning Jiang, Tuo Liu, Chang Liu, Wen Xiao, Likeng Liang, Tongming Li and Yang Yu

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:81

    Content type: Research

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  21. Glycine tabacina (Labill.) Benth, one of the traditional Chinese herbal medicines, has been used for treatment of nephritis, osteoporosis, rheumatism, and menopausal syndrome. The aim of this study was to illumin...

    Authors: Lihua Tan, Yanbei Tu, Kai Wang, Bing Han, Hongquan Peng and Chengwei He

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:79

    Content type: Research

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  22. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a new global public health emergency. The therapeutic benefits of Cold‒Damp Plague Formula (CDPF) against COVID-19, which was used to treat “cold‒dampness stagnation in t...

    Authors: Lin Han, Xiu-Xiu Wei, Yu-Jiao Zheng, Li-Li Zhang, Xin-Miao Wang, Hao-Yu Yang, Xu Ma, Lin-Hua Zhao and Xiao-Lin Tong

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:78

    Content type: Research

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  23. Cisplatin (CDDP) is a chemotherapeutic drug which also causes adverse side effects. Glechoma hederacea is a traditional Chinese herb belonging to the Labiatae family and has many biological activities. Our previo...

    Authors: Su-Tze Chou, Bing-Ying Ho, Yu-Ting Tai, Chun-Jen Huang and Wen-Wan Chao

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:77

    Content type: Research

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  24. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) are becoming more and more popular all over the world. However, quality issues of TCM may lead to medical incidents in practice and therefore quality control is essential to ...

    Authors: Fong Leong, Xue Hua, Mei Wang, Tongkai Chen, Yuelin Song, Pengfei Tu and Xiao-Jia Chen

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:76

    Content type: Review

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  25. Lingzhi and Yunzhi are medicinal mushrooms commonly used with cytotoxic chemotherapy in cancer patients in Asian countries. The current systematic review aims to identify potential pharmacokinetic or pharmacod...

    Authors: Chun Sing Lam, Lok Pui Cheng, Li Min Zhou, Yin Ting Cheung and Zhong Zuo

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:75

    Content type: Review

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  26. Fukeqianjin formula (FKQJF) is a Chinese medicine prescription, which has been widely used individually or in combination with other western medicine for the treatment of various gynecological inflammatory dis...

    Authors: Kanghua Wang, Lu Liu, Yanfang Yang, Xiaoyan Liu, Lei Zhang, Wei Xu, Yingtao Zhang, Xiuwei Yang, Peng Zhang, Kaifeng Peng, Yun Gong and Nifu Liu

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:74

    Content type: Research

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  27. Ziziphora bungeana Juz. is a folk medicine from the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The herb or the aerial parts of it have been used to medicinally treat cardiovascular diseases. Flavonoids are the main pharma...

    Authors: Jiang He, Weijun Yang, Bo Cheng, Lina Ma, Dilinuer Tursunjiang, Zimian Ding, Yong Li, Zhaofeng Wang, Yimian Ma and Guan Li

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:73

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  28. To promote herbal medicine depends largely on its quality. Chromatographic fingerprint is a frequent approach for quality assessment of herbs however with challenges on robust and reproducibility. To develop r...

    Authors: Mengmeng Sun, Hongwei Wu, Min He, Yusheng Jia, Lixue Wang, Ting Liu, Lianqiang Hui, Li Li, Shengli Wei, Eduard Van Wijk, Roeland Van Wijk, Karl Wah-Keung Tsim, Chun Li and Mei Wang

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:72

    Content type: Research

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  29. Organic anion transporting polypeptides (OATPs) are important transporter proteins that are expressed at the plasma membrane of cells, where they mediate the influx of endogenous and exogenous substances inclu...

    Authors: Youmna Ali, Tahiatul Shams, Ke Wang, Zhengqi Cheng, Yue Li, Wenying Shu, Xiaofeng Bao, Ling Zhu, Michael Murray and Fanfan Zhou

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:71

    Content type: Review

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  30. Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) recently was declared a pandemic by world health organization (WHO) Due to sudden outbreaks, currently, no ...

    Authors: Shahid Hussain, Ya-Jia Xie, Dan Li, Shaukat Iqbal Malik, Jin-cai Hou, Elaine Lai-Han Leung and Xing-Xing Fan

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:70

    Content type: Review

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  31. Kang-Ai injection is widely used as an adjuvant therapy drug for many cancers, leukopenia, and chronic hepatitis B. Circulating alkaloids and saponins are believed to be responsible for therapeutic effects. Ho...

    Authors: Zifei Qin, Mengmeng Jia, Jing Yang, Han Xing, Zhao Yin, Zhihong Yao, Xiaojian Zhang and Xinsheng Yao

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:69

    Content type: Research

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  32. Pneumonia refers to the inflammation of the terminal airway, alveoli and pulmonary interstitium, which can be caused by pathogenic microorganisms, physical and chemical factors, immune damage, and drugs. Anemo...

    Authors: Jia He, Renyikun Yuan, Xiaolan Cui, Yushun Cui, Shan Han, Qin-Qin Wang, Yangling Chen, Liting Huang, Shilin Yang, Qiongming Xu, Yonghui Zhao and Hongwei Gao

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:68

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  33. Artemisinin-based combination therapy has become the preferred approach for treating malaria and has successfully reduced malaria-related mortality. Currently, the main source of artemisinin is Artemisia annua L....

    Authors: Tingyu Ma, Han Gao, Dong Zhang, Yuhua Shi, Tianyuan Zhang, Xiaofeng Shen, Lan Wu, Li Xiang and Shilin Chen

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:67

    Content type: Research

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  34. Interferon-inducible 16 (IFI16)/caspase-1 inflammasome activates and secretes IL-1β. However, it is still unclear whether the IFI16 inflammasome is involved in human laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Autophag...

    Authors: Xinli Shi, Shenghao Li, Li Wang, Hui Li, Zhen Li, Weiyi Wang, Jing Bai, Yajing Sun, Jianchun Li and Xiaoming Li

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:64

    Content type: Research

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  35. Heart failure (HF) is one of the most common causes of cardiovascular diseases in the world. Currently, the drugs used to treat HF in the clinic may cause serious side effects. Liguzinediol, 2, 5-dimethyl-3, 6...

    Authors: Qi Chen, Dini Zhang, Yunhui Bi, Weiwei Zhang, Yuhan Zhang, Qinghai Meng, Yu Li and Huimin Bian

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:63

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  36. At present, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, is spreading all over the world, with disastrous consequences for people of all countr...

    Authors: Xiaofeng Ruan, Peng Du, Kang Zhao, Jucun Huang, Hongmei Xia, Dan Dai, Shu Huang, Xiang Cui, Liming Liu and Jianjun Zhang

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:62

    Content type: Research

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  37. To investigate the effect of total glucoside of paeony (TGP) on gut microbiota in NOD mice with Sjögren’s syndrome (SS), using high-throughput sequencing of 16SrRNA gene.

    Authors: Wen-Wen Lu, Tian-Xiao Fu, Qing Wang, Yi-Lian Chen, Tian-Yi Li and Guo-Lin Wu

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:61

    Content type: Research

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  38. Anthraquinone glycosides extracted from rhubarb have been proven to have significant therapeutic effects on ischaemic stroke. It is well known that anthraquinone glycosides are not easily absorb. Thus, how can...

    Authors: Qiuying Li, Ying Guo, Xiahui Yu, Wenhong Liu and Liping Zhou

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:60

    Content type: Research

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  39. Rheumatoid arthritis-fibroblast-like synoviocytes (RA-FLSs) play important roles in pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Wantong Jingu Tablet (WJT), a mixture of traditional Chinese medicine, is a potent...

    Authors: Zhaodong Li, Fangyuan Qi and Fan Li

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:59

    Content type: Research

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  40. In December 2019, an unbelievable outbreak of pneumonia associated with coronavirus was reported in the city of Wuhan, Hubei Province. This virus was called severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SAR...

    Authors: Amir Hossein Mohseni, Sedigheh Taghinezhad-S, Zhigang Xu and Xiangsheng Fu

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:58

    Content type: Commentary

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  41. Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) is a common and distressing side effect. We conducted this clinical trial to compare the effectiveness of true acupuncture vs. sham acupuncture in controlling ch...

    Authors: Qi-Wei Li, Ming-Wei Yu, Xiao-Min Wang, Guo-Wang Yang, Huan Wang, Chen-Xi Zhang, Na Xue, Wei-Ru Xu, Yi Zhang, Pei-Yu Cheng, Lin Yang, Qi Fu and Zhong Yang

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:57

    Content type: Research

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  42. Quality consistency is one of the basic attributes of medicines, but it is also a difficult problem that natural medicines and their preparations must face. The complex chemical composition and comprehensive p...

    Authors: Xi-Chuan Wei, Bo Cao, Chuan-Hong Luo, Hao-Zhou Huang, Peng Tan, Xiao-Rong Xu, Run-Chun Xu, Ming Yang, Yi Zhang, Li Han and Ding-Kun Zhang

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:56

    Content type: Review

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  43. Radix Paeoniae Alba (RPA) and other natural medicines have remarkable curative effects and are widely used in traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). However, due to their multi-component and multi-target characte...

    Authors: Sining Wang, Huihua Chen, Yufan Zheng, Zhenyu Li, Baiping Cui, Pei Zhao, Jiali Zheng, Rong Lu and Ning Sun

    Citation: Chinese Medicine 2020 15:52

    Content type: Research

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