Category: Chinese Medicine

山药 (Shan Yao)i.e. Chinese Yam (Dioscoreae Rhizoma), one of the well-known traditional edible and medical homologous food, has been used to treat various diseases for a long time. It supplements Qi of the lung, spleen, and kidney. Thanks to the mild nature, it can be used as a diet supplement for long-term use. It could be […]

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A research team from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Suguang Hospital, Ruijing Hospital and Shanghai Jiaotong University reviewed the integrated application of traditional Chinese and Western medicine in China in combating COVID-19 (​(Ni et al. 2020)​). The inclusion of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in the Chinese protocol is based on its successful historic experience in […]

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A research team from Xinhua Hospital affiliated with Shanghai Jiaotong University carried out a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled trial to investigate the efficacy and safety of Shufeng Jiedu Capsules(SFJDC) in the treatment of sepsis ​(Liu et al. 2020)​ . 129 hospitalized patients met the inclusion criteria were randomised to either the combination group i.e. antibiotic plus […]

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Zhen et al​(Zhen et al. 2020)​ explored the structural and functional characteristics of the fecal-associated microbiome (FAM) in damp heat constitution and screen FAM-related biomarkers of DH constitution. They research team identified unique FAM structural characteristics in damp heat constitution, which might involve in changes in lipid metabolism and susceptibility to lipid metabolic dysfunction. The […]

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It was a great honour to join the international research team (Beijing, Chengdu, Guangzhou, and Irland)​(Luo et al. 2020)​. The findings were just published with Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica B, one of the top pharmaceutical journal. As COVID-19 pandemic poses a substantial global public health threat, TCM (mostly herbal medicine) was used in 91.50% of the […]

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