Academic References for the use of Chinese Herbs in Eczema
For those of you interested in the research and studies regarding the Chinese herbs and eczema, here are a few, some with links out to abstracts which in some cases lead to full, free papers.
Allan JE, Atherton DJ, Guy GW, Rustin MHA, Sheehan MP, Whittle BA. Safety studies on a traditional Chinese phytotherapy (Zemaphyte) in general practice. In: European Scientific Cooperative on Phytotherapy Symposium, March 18th. 1994.
Armstrong NC, Ernst E. The treatment of eczema with Chinese herbs: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 1999;48:262-4. Read abstract ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Atherton DJ. Treatment of atopic eczema with traditional Chinese medicinal plants. Pediatric Dermatology 1992;9(4):373-5.
Banerjee P. Efficacy of a new palatable formulation of Chinese herbal therapy as treatment of atopic eczema. British Journal of Dermatology 1994;131(Suppl 44):26.
Fung AYP, Look PCN, Chong LY, But PPH, Wong E. A controlled trial of traditional Chinese herbal medicine in Chinese patients with recalcitrant atopic dermatitis. International Journal of Dermatology 1999;38:387-92.
Henderson CA, Morries A, Wilson A, LLchyshyn A. An open study comparing the efficacy of two different Chinese herbal therapy formulations in atopic eczema and their effects on circulating activated T-lymphocytes. Journal of Dermatological Treatment 2000;11:91-6.
Hoare C, Li Wan Po A, Williams H. Systematic review of treatments for atopic eczema. Health Technology Assessment 2000;4(37). Read abstract ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Kirby AJ, Schmidt RJ. The antioxidant activity of Chinese herbs for eczema and of placebo herbs. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 1997;56(2):103-8. Read abstract ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Latchman Y, Banerjee P, Poulter LW, Rustin M, Brostoff J. Association of immunological changes with clinical efficacy in atopic eczema patients treated with traditional Chinese herbal therapy (Zemaphyte). International Archives of Allergy and Immunology 1996;109:243-9. Read abstract ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Li L. Clinical observation of traditional Chinese medicines in the treatment of 115 patients with atopic eczema. Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine 1994;35(12):740-2.
Li L. Clinical observation of 115 malposition eczema treated by traditional Chinese medicines in Great Britain. Gangsu Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine 1994;7(4):11-3.
Liu HN, Jaw SK, Wong CK. Chinese herbs and atopic dermatitis. Lancet 1993;342:1175-6.
Nagle TM, Torres SM, Horne KL, Grover R, Stevens MT. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to investigate the efficacy and safety of a Chinese herbal product (P07P) for the treatment of canine atopic dermatitis. Veterinary Dermatology 2001;12:265-74. onlinelibrary.wiley.com
Sheehan MP, Atherton DJ. A controlled trial of traditional Chinese medical plants in widespread non-exudative atopic eczema. British Journal of Dermatology 1992;126:179-84. Read abstract ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Sheehan MP, Rustin MHA, Atherton DJ, Buckley C, Harris DJ, Brostoff J, et al. Efficacy of traditional Chinese herbal therapy in adult atopic dermatitis. Lancet 1992;340:13-7. Read abstract ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Sheehan MP, Atherton DJ. One-year follow up of children treated with Chinese medical herbs for atopic eczema. British Journal of Dermatology 1994;130:488-493. Read abstract ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Sheehan MP, Stevens H, Ostlere LS, Atherton DJ, Brostoff J, Rustin MHA. Follow-up of adult patients with atopic eczema treated with Chinese herbal therapy for 1 year. Clinical Experimental Dermatology 1995;20:136-40. Read abstract ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Williams HC. Is the prevalence of atopic dermatitis increasing? Clinical Experimental Dermatology 1992;17:385-91.
Xu X-J, Banerjee P, Rustin MHA, Poulter LW. Modulation by Chinese herbal therapy of immune mechanisms in the skin of patients with atopic eczema. British Journal of Dermatology 1997;136:54-9. Read abstract ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Zhou S. Chinese herbs in the treatment of 31 patients with atopic eczema. Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine 1989;30(12):36-8.
Zhou S. Traditional Chinese medicines in the treatment of atopic eczema - clinical analysis of 31 cases. Liaoling Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine 1989;13 (10):26-8.
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