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Indigo naturalis treats chronic psoriasis

November 20, 2008  
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CM NEWS – Topical application of a traditional Chinese medicine is effective in treating plaque-type psoriasis, according to a new study in Taiwan.

The randomized, double-blind study, published in the Archives of Dermatology, was conducted by researchers in Taipei who developed an indigo naturalis ointment. Read more

5-herb combo can control eczema, study says

August 3, 2007  
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Reuters, CM NEWS – A mixture of five traditional Chinese herbs can help control and manage eczema, a study by researchers in Hong Kong suggests.

Considered a chronic condition, eczema is the inflammation of the upper layers of the skin that results in rashes, dryness, itching, flaking, even blistering and bleeding. Read more