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Month: August 2012

Using chinese herbs to treat different types of Depression

Source: The beneficial effects of the herbal medicine Free and Easy Wanderer Plus (FEWP) for mood disorders: Double-blind,placebo-controlled studies.┬áZhang-Jin Zhang a,*, Wan-Hu Kang b, Qiang Li b, Qing-Rong Tan c. Journal of Psychiatric Research 41 (2007) 828-836 About research Free and Easy Wandering Pills (FEWP) is a old and well known Chinese formula used to treat premenstrual tension, depression, mood swings and stress related gastrointestinal symptoms (bloating, abdominal pain, alternating bowel habits) where there is no underlying weakness. There are have been clinical some trials to conducted determine whether FEWP… Read more Using chinese herbs to treat different types of Depression

Chinese herbs for Urinary Tract Infection in women

Abstract We assessed the effects of Chinese herbs on the uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTIs) in women caused by fluoroquinolone-resistant strains. A total of 56 pre-menopausal women with uncomplicated UTIs caused by fluoroquinolone-resistant strains were included. Urine cultures were carried out. All organisms were proved to be fluoroquinolone-resistant at baseline. The patients were orally administrated Chinese herbal concoction for ten days. Chinese herbal concoction eradicated the primary pathogen in 71.4% of the patients at the 1-week follow-up. Among the 20 patients who had bacteriologic failures in the Day 5 of… Read more Chinese herbs for Urinary Tract Infection in women