Chinese medicinal herbs for asymptomatic carriers of hepatitis B virus infection

J P Liu, H McIntosh, Haili Lin

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Abstract

About 350 million people are chronically infected carriers of hepatitis B virus and are at a higher risk of serious illness and death from cirrhosis of the liver and liver cancer. Chinese medicinal herbs have been used widely for more than 2000 years to treat chronic liver disease.
Original languageEnglish
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)CD002231
ISSN1469-493X
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001

Keywords

  • Astragalus membranaceus
  • Carrier State
  • Drugs, Chinese Herbal
  • Female
  • Hepatitis B
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Phytotherapy
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic

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