Guide to Alternative Medicine and the Digestive System

Anil Minocha, MD FACP FACG

Chapter 60: Select Chinese Treatments for Liver Disorders (continued)

KEY POINTS Chinese herbal products containing ginseng, Astragalus, and Mylabris have a beneficial effect in hepatocellular cancer (HCC).1 Fuzheng Jiedu Tang (compound of herbs) is effective in clearing serum HBsAg, HBeAg, and HBV DNA.2 TREATMENTS Because of overlap with other systems of medicine, some of the therapies mentioned may be in Chapter 58. Please see Table 60-1 for popular Chinese herbal remedies.3 Cardiotonic Pills Cardiotonic pills are an oral, multicomponent herbal medicine that includes Danshen (S miltiorrhiza), P notoginseng, and…