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Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine ›› 2007, Vol. 5 ›› Issue (4): 373-377.doi: 10.3736/jcim20070403

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Progress of diabetes research in traditional Chinese medicine in recent years

Jia-qing Zhang   

  1. Department of Endocrinology, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200433, China
  • Online:2007-07-31 Published:2007-05-15

Progress of diabetes researches in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), mainly the work on herb extracts or ingredients at cellular or molecular levels in recent years, was reviewed. The Chinese herbs investigated mostly are qi-invigorating drugs and heat-clearing and detoxifying drugs. It shows that TCM therapy bears positive effect on diabetes mellitus.

Key words: diabetes mellitus, qi-reinforcing agents, antipyretic-detoxicate drugs, ginseng, berberine

CLC Number: 

  • R587.1
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