Comparison of effectiveness and safety between granules and decoction of Chinese herbal medicine: A systematic review of randomized clinical trials.
Summary of "Comparison of effectiveness and safety between granules and decoction of Chinese herbal medicine: A systematic review of randomized clinical trials."
The clinical use of Chinese herbal medicine granules is gradually increasing. However, there is still no systematic review comparing the effectiveness and safety of granules with the more traditional method of herbal decoctions.
Center for Evidence-Based Chinese Medicine, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100029, China.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Journal of ethnopharmacology
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22343092
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2012.01.031
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