News tagged with herbal medicine

Beauty through the ages

Teeth whitening and anti-wrinkle treatments were as sought after in Renaissance times as they are today, a historian claims.

dateMar 21, 2011 in Other
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Translating Chinese medicine for the West

In a traditional Chinese medicine store in central Beijing, part of the Tongrentang chain founded 342 years ago, three white-coated workers follow traditions that stretch even further back in time. They sort and chop an exotic ...

dateOct 11, 2010 in Medications
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Herbal medicines can be lethal, pathologist warns

(PhysOrg.com) -- A University of Adelaide forensic pathologist has sounded a worldwide warning of the potential lethal dangers of herbal medicines if taken in large quantities, injected, or combined with prescription drugs.

dateFeb 08, 2010 in Health
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