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Japanese Kampo Medicines for the Treatment of Common Diseases: Focus on Inflammation

Book2017

Authors:

Somasundaram Arumugam and Kenichi Watanabe

Japanese Kampo Medicines for the Treatment of Common Diseases: Focus on Inflammation

Book2017

 

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    Chapter 1 - Introduction to Japanese Kampo Medicines

    Pages 1-11

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    Chapter 2 - Kampo Medicine for Human Homeostasis

    Pages 13-21

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    Chapter 3 - General Mechanisms of Immunity and Inflammation

    Pages 23-31

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    Chapter 4 - Antioxidant Property Is the Basic Feature of Kampo Medicine

    Pages 33-40

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    Chapter 5 - Japanese Kampo Medicines for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Pages 41-46

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    Chapter 6 - Significance of Japanese Kampo Medicine in Supportive Care of Heart Failure/Function

    Pages 47-57

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    Chapter 7 - Kampo Medicine for Hypertension and Related Disorders

    Pages 59-67

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    Chapter 8 - Japanese Kampo Medicines for Diabetes Mellitus

    Pages 69-73

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    Chapter 9 - Japanese Kampo Medicine for Aging-Related Neurological Diseases

    Pages 75-88

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    Chapter 10 - Antiinflammatory Effects of Kampo Medicines in Atopic Dermatitis

    Pages 89-95

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    Chapter 11 - Japanese Kampo Medicine for Hepatic Inflammation

    Pages 97-102

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    Chapter 12 - Kampo Medicines for Autoimmune Disorders: Rheumatoid Arthritis and Autoimmune Diabetes Mellitus

    Pages 103-110

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    Chapter 13 - Kampo Medicine for Renal Inflammatory Conditions

    Pages 111-125

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    Chapter 14 - Kampo Medicines for Infectious Diseases

    Pages 127-142

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    Chapter 15 - Drug Delivery Aspects of Herbal Medicines

    Pages 143-164

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    Chapter 16 - Regulatory Aspects of Herbal Medicine

    Pages 165-178

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    Appendix

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    Index

    Pages 203-206

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Japanese Kampo Medicines for the Treatment of Common Diseases - Focus on Inflammation provides researchers and clinicians with a current look at how Kampo medicines can be used to effectively treat inflammatory disorders. Japanese Kampo medicines are a mixture of natural and herbal medicines that are available in Japan for the treatment of various diseases. Given their therapeutic potential, they are often prescribed instead of, or alongside, allopathic medicines.

Kampo medicines are becoming more widespread and have proven effective for the treatment of a variety of inflammatory diseases, such as colitis, dermatitis, myocarditis, hepatitis, cardiomyopathy, and nephritis. This book offers background on Japanese Kampo medicines, along with a compilation of the published scientific data for several different types of Kampo medicines. It is an evidence-based guide for all those involved in, or interested in, the research and practice of Kampo medicine.

Japanese Kampo Medicines for the Treatment of Common Diseases - Focus on Inflammation provides researchers and clinicians with a current look at how Kampo medicines can be used to effectively treat inflammatory disorders. Japanese Kampo medicines are a mixture of natural and herbal medicines that are available in Japan for the treatment of various diseases. Given their therapeutic potential, they are often prescribed instead of, or alongside, allopathic medicines.

Kampo medicines are becoming more widespread and have proven effective for the treatment of a variety of inflammatory diseases, such as colitis, dermatitis, myocarditis, hepatitis, cardiomyopathy, and nephritis. This book offers background on Japanese Kampo medicines, along with a compilation of the published scientific data for several different types of Kampo medicines. It is an evidence-based guide for all those involved in, or interested in, the research and practice of Kampo medicine.

Key Features

  • Includes both preclinical and clinical data published from a variety of sources and compiled into one book
  • Provides insight for researchers and clinicians on which Kampo medicines will provide the least side effects and offer the most effective therapy for a particular illness
  • Offers important data that will help to inform future research and widen practice in this area
  • Includes both preclinical and clinical data published from a variety of sources and compiled into one book
  • Provides insight for researchers and clinicians on which Kampo medicines will provide the least side effects and offer the most effective therapy for a particular illness
  • Offers important data that will help to inform future research and widen practice in this area

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ISBN

978-0-12-809398-6

Language

English

Published

2017

Copyright

Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Imprint

Academic Press

Authors

Somasundaram Arumugam

Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Niigata University of Pharmacy and Applied Life Sciences, Niigata, Japan

Kenichi Watanabe

Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Niigata University of Pharmacy and Applied Life Sciences, Niigata, Japan