Complementary and alternative medicine may give allergy and asthma sufferers new options for treating symptoms, according to allergists at the annual scientific meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) in Phoenix.
Allergists discussed how herbal treatments may be integrated into conventional allergy treatments, including a novel … Read More
A traditional Chinese herbal paste known as Xiao Chuan, or XCP, may help reduce respiratory symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a new study conducted by researchers in Beijing.
“We had performed observational studies of XCP which had shown the paste decreased the frequency of COPD symptoms, … Read More
Many people experience back pain at some point in their lives. According to the National Institutes of Health, back pain is the second most common neurological disorder in the United States, following headaches. A large proportion of individuals with back pain use complementary and alternative medicine therapies, such as herbal … Read More
Herbal medicine, also called phytomedicine, utilizes a plant’s flowers, leaves, bark, berries, and roots for medical purposes. Herbalism has a long tradition of use outside of allopathic medicine. It continues to become more mainstream as research shows the value of herbal medicine in disease prevention and treatment.