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In China, Penthorum chinense Pursh (P. chinense) has been used for hundreds of years traditionally for alleviating symptoms by excessive intake of alcohol as well as in the treatment of traumatic injury, edema and liver diseases. Recently, P. chinense and its extract have been developed into tea, drinks or medicines for treatment of liver diseases, including hepatic virus infections, alcoholic liver disease (ALD), non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and liver fibrosis.
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Name: Journal of ethnopharmacology
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