What is Herbal Medicine?
Using of plants and plant extracts to treat illness and to promote the health is called as Herbal Medicine or Phytomedicine or Phytotherapy or Botanical Medicine. There is two types of treatments are available with herbal medicine.Western Herbal Medicine focus whole person health condition rather than his illness that means patients lifestyle, diet etc. These types of herbal plants are available in Europe, North America, China and India and Chinese Herbal Medicine is also called as Traditional Chinese Medicine. Herbal Medicine is one of the best and most commonly used complementary and alternative therapy as a conventional cancer treatment. Most commonly using plants are Echinacea, St John’s wort, Green Tea and Ginger. Some of the Recent Studies on Herbal drugs for Cancer Treatment Review of 55 Chinese trails in 2010: 6 trails reported that Traditional Chinese Medicinal Herbs (TCMH) given combination with Chemotherapy showed best result on cancer patients to live longer. 13 trails reported that TCMH showed good results and improved the quality of life. 4 trails with a specific treatment called as Huachansu improved the white blood cell levels in cancer patients who got white blood cell deficiency due to chemotherapy. Other results also showed good results in cancer patients.
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