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A Literature Review of Herbal Medicines on Osteoporosis Studies - Reviewing Articles Published after Year 2000

  • Journal of Korean Medicine Rehabilitation
  • Abbr : JKMR
  • 2010, 20(1), pp.91-107
  • Publisher : The Korean Academy Of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Korean Medicine

김민범 1 김성수 2 Chung, Seok Hee 2

1경희대학교 한방재활의학
2경희대학교

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ABSTRACT

Objectives :The purpose of this study was to investigate which herbs and herbal formulae are frequently used for the treatment of osteoporosis since 2000. Methods :We searched the CENTRAL, MEDLINE, AMED, CINAHL, Scopus, KISS, KoreaMED, KERIS, Kmbase, Dbpia, J-STAGE, CNKI, J Oriental Rehab Med., J Korean Oriental Med., J Oriental Gynecol. using search key words osteoporosis, osteopenia, bone density and bone loss combined with herbal, botanical plant and phytomedicine. Results :73 studies were reconfirmed and 83 herbs have been found. For single herb, most of them were categorized into Boyik-yak(補益藥, Buyi-yao). For herbal formulae, various herbal formulae are used. Calculating each herb in consisted in each herbal formula, Angelica Gigas Radix(當歸) and Rehmanniae Radix Preparat(熟地黃) turned out to be the most frequently used herb. Conclusions :Further studies regarding herbal medicines on osteoporosis are needed.

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