African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines
African Ethnomedicines Network
Vol. 6, No. 4, 2009, pp. 494 - 517
Bioline Code: tc09040
Full paper language: English
Document type: Review Article
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African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Vol. 6, No. 4, 2009, pp. 494 - 517
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Treating Gynaecological Disorders With Traditional Chinese Medicine: A Review|
Zhou, Jue & Qu, Fan
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has significant advantages in treating gynaecological disorders.
The paper has provided a brief introduction on the current progress of treating some gynaecological disorders
including endometriosis, infertility, dysmenorrhea, abnormal uterine bleeding, premenstrual syndrome,
menopausal syndrome, uterine fibroids, chronic pelvic inflammation, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS),
cervicitis and vaginitis with Chinese Herbal Medicine (CHM) and acupuncture. The use of TCM in the field of
assisted reproductive techniques (ART) has also been included in the review. In addition, thirty-two commonly
used Chinese medicinal formulas in treating gynaecological disorders have been introduced.
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM); Chinese Herbal Medicine (CHM); acupuncture; gynaecological disorders; review.
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