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  1. Curcuma aeruginosa, commonly known as “kha-min-dam” in Thai, holds significance in Asian traditional medicine due to its potential in treating various diseases, having properties such as anti-HIV, hepatoprotectiv...

    Authors: Pawaret Panyajai, Natsima Viriyaadhammaa, Singkome Tima, Sawitree Chiampanichayakul, Pornngarm Dejkriengkraikul, Siriporn Okonogi and Songyot Anuchapreeda
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:16
  2. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) seriously endangers human health and is characterized by high mortality and disability. The effectiveness of Dracocephalum moldavica L. in the treatment of CVD has been proven by clin...

    Authors: Rui-fang Zheng, Kaderyea Kader, Di-wei Liu, Wen-ling Su, Lei Xu, Yuan-yuan Jin and Jian-guo Xing
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:15
  3. There is a continuing interest in finding effective methods for scar treatment. Dry needling is gaining popularity in physiotherapy and is defined by Western medicine as a type of acupuncture. The terms acupunctu...

    Authors: Daria Chmielewska, Jitka Malá, Agnieszka Opala-Berdzik, Magdalena Nocuń, Patrycja Dolibog, Paweł T. Dolibog, Magdalena Stania, Michał Kuszewski and Alena Kobesova
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:14
  4. Many people with mental health problems use a range of complementary medicine (CM), including over the counter products, practices, and utilise the services of CM practitioners. Psychologists are likely to con...

    Authors: Carrie Thomson-Casey, Erica McIntyre, Kris Rogers and Jon Adams
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:13
  5. During the past two decades, the correlation between oxidative stress and a variety of serious illnesses such as atherosclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Alzheimer disease (AD) and cancer...

    Authors: Yaseen Ur Rehman, Arshad Iqbal, Gowhar Ali, Ghallab Alotaibi, Alshebli Ahmed and Muhammad Ayaz
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:12
  6. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is frequently used in the general population, yet only limited data are available regarding the prevalence of these medications in patients with chronic kidney dise...

    Authors: Ming-Yen Tsai, Yu-Chuen Huang, Ben-Chung Cheng, Chieh-Ying Chin, Yung-Tang Hsu and Wen-Chin Lee
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:11
  7. Shikonin, a natural naphthoquinone compound extracted from the Chinese traditional herbal medicine “Lithospermum erythrorhizon”, possesses antitumor activity against various cancer types. Tumor-suppressor gene...

    Authors: Yujia Zhao, Dan Wu, Zhenkai Fu, Wenna Liu, Yu Yao and Ying Liang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:10
  8. 6-Gingerol (6-G) is the primary active phytocomponent of ginger and has been shown to regulate multiple targets against cancer and its treatment. Androgen receptors (ARs) remain critical in the progression of ...

    Authors: Habiba Khan, Iqbal Azad, Zeeshan Arif, Shama Parveen, Saurabh Kumar, Juhi Rais, Jamal Akhtar Ansari, Malik Nasibullah, Sudhir Kumar and Md Arshad
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:8
  9. Although acupressure is proposed to boost sleep quality and alleviate anxiety in various disorders, no trials have yet documented these consequences in burn victims. Considering the high importance of managing...

    Authors: Zahra Salajegheh, Mehdi Harorani, Mohadese Shahrodi, Elahe Dolati, Mahtab Farahani, Nazanin Amini and Danial Habibi
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:5
  10. In the last few decades, the use of plant extracts and their phytochemicals as candidates for the management of parasitic diseases has increased tremendously. Irises are aromatic and medicinal plants that have...

    Authors: Passent M. Abdel-Baki, Moshera M. El-Sherei, Amal E. Khaleel, Essam Abdel-Sattar, Mohamed A. Salem and Mona M. Okba
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:465
  11. The plant kingdom has long been considered a valuable source for therapeutic agents, however, some plant species still untapped and need to be phytochemically and biologically explored. Although several Atriplex ...

    Authors: Hayam S. Ahmed, Enas I. A. Mohamed, Elham Amin, Abeer S. Moawad, Mohamed Sadek Abdel-Bakky, Suliman A. Almahmoud and Naglaa Afifi
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:464
  12. Our aim was to evaluate the efficacy of transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation (TEAS) on oxidative stress induced by one-lung ventilation, lung function, and postoperative quality of recovery in patien...

    Authors: Songxu Ju, Meinv Liu, Bei Wang, Dongdong Yu, Huanhuan Zhang, Meng Zhang and Jianli Li
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:463
  13. Carissa bispinosa (L.) Desf. ex Brenan is one of the plants used traditionally to treat oral infections. However, there is limited data validating its therapeutic properties and photochemistry. The aim of this st...

    Authors: Wanda Shekwa, Tsolanku Sidney Maliehe and Peter Masoko
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:462
  14. Astragaloside III (AS III), a saponin-like metabolite derived from the traditional Chinese medicine Astragali Radix, has been shown to be effective in the treatment of cancer and heart failure, and a variety of d...

    Authors: Jiaqi Liu, Yan Sun, Wenjing Chen, Lingling Deng, Mengmeng Chen and Jingcheng Dong
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:461
  15. Artichoke (Cynara scolymus L.) is a typical element of a traditional Mediterranean diet and has potential health advantages for insulin resistance (IR) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). This study aims to eval...

    Authors: Aihua Deng, Yun Wang, Kerui Huang, Peng Xie, Ping Mo, Fengying Liu, Jun Chen, Kaiyi Chen, Yun Wang and Bing Xiao
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:460
  16. The aim of the present study was to investigate the therapeutic effect of ammidin on hypoxia/reoxygenation (H/R) injury in primary neonatal rat cardiomyocytes by observing the role of ferroptosis in the proces...

    Authors: Yue Han, Hui Yuan, Fengxiang Li, Yueying Yuan, Xuezhi Zheng, Xudong Zhang and Jian Sun
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:459
  17. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a complex endocrine and metabolic disorder that is common in women of reproductive age. The clinical features of PCOS include hyperandrogenemia and polycystic ovarian change...

    Authors: Hao-ru Guan, Bo Li, Ze-hua Zhang, Han-song Wu, Xing-lishang He, Ying-jie Dong, Jie Su, Gui-yuan Lv and Su-hong Chen
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:458
  18. The current research intended to evaluate the antitumor properties of Moringa oleifera oil extract (MOE). Fifty-six female Swiss albino mice were employed in this study. Animals were assigned into four groups: co...

    Authors: Tahany Saleh Aldayel, Heba N. Gad El Hak, Mohamed S. Nafie, Raneem Saad, Heba M. A. Abdelrazek and Omnia E. Kilany
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:457
  19. The values of plant-based products have taken on an expanding relevance in dentistry. Salvadora persica chewing stick (miswak) has been practiced for centuries and is recommended by the World Health Organization ...

    Authors: Nurul Fatin Azizan, Nurulhuda Mohd, Nik Madihah Nik Azis and Badiah Baharin
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:456
  20. We conducted a comparative study to examine the differences in the use of complementary therapies (CT) among patients who attended diabetic clinics for follow-up treatment between 2007 and 2023 in Taiwan.

    Authors: Hsiao-Yun Chang, Yu-Yao Huang, Chin-Jung Chung and Feng-Hsuan Liu
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:455
  21. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a high-prevalence neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by communicational, social, and behavioral challenges. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is a group of p...

    Authors: Ghaidaa F. Khalifa, Bakriah Y. Alzubaidi, Dina A. Bamarouf, Yazeed B. Alsaedi, Omar H. Alayyafi and Majed M. Ramadan
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:454
  22. Craniotomy aneurysm clipping is one of the main treatments for intracranial aneurysm (IA). Endotracheal intubation and intraoperative operation may induce dramatic hemodynamic fluctuations and increase the ris...

    Authors: Bingyu Wang, Guanfa Peng, Li Chen, Mingling Guo, Jianshun Zhou, Yingying Liu, Zhen Chen and Lifeng Wang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:453
  23. Asthma is a chronic airway inflammatory disease characterized by airway inflammation, mucus hypersecretion, airway hyper-reactivity. Sanzi Yangqin Decoction (SZYQD) is widely prescribed for asthma treatment. I...

    Authors: Yue Wu, Zhenhua Ni, Shiqiang Wang, Yipeng Sun, Xuming Luo, Xiongbiao Wang and Jinjin Liu
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:452
  24. Traditional medicine (TM) plays a key role in maintaining health in many societies. Given the requirement for TM disclosure, Allopathic Medicine Practitioners (AMPs) must encourage open communication with pati...

    Authors: Lindiwe Gumede, Pauline B. Nkosi and Maureen N. Sibiya
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:451
  25. In Uganda, medicinal plants have been utilized to treat a variety of ailments, including cancer. However, there is little information available about the medicinal plants used to treat cancer in the Elgon subr...

    Authors: Ali Kudamba, Josephine N. Kasolo, Godfrey S. Bbosa, Allan Lugaajju, Henry Wabinga, Nixon Niyonzima, Moses Ocan, Ali M. Damani, Hussein M. Kafeero, Jamilu E. Ssenku, Shaban O. Alemu, Muhammad Lubowa, Abdul Walusansa and Haruna Muwonge
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:450
  26. Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) stands out as a primary contributor to lower respiratory tract infections and hospitalizations, particularly in infants. Lonicerae japonicae flos (LJF), a traditional Chinese med...

    Authors: Jie Ding, Jing Li, Zhe Zhang, Yaxuan Du, Yuhong Liu, Ping Wang and Haitao Du
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:449
  27. The genus Syzygium (Myrtaceae) comprises several essential oil-rich species that are utilized traditionally for treating tooth infections and toothache. The current study aimed to extract essential oils (EOs) fro...

    Authors: Sahar S. Salem, Heba E. Elsayed, Samah Shabana, Mohamed T. Khazaal and Fatma A. Moharram
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:448
  28. Teucrium hyrcanicum L. (family Lamiaceae) is widely distributed in the North and Northwest of Iran. It has been used in the form of tea, tonic, and tincture for the treatment of various diseases such as cough, rh...

    Authors: Saeed Ghasemi, Mehdi Evazalipour, Nastaran Peyghanbari, Ehsan Zamani, Peter Bellstedt, Mahan Molaee, Diba Eghbali Koohi and Fatemeh Yousefbeyk
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:447
  29. Sweet-type Star fruit (SF) (Averrhoa carambola L.) is seasonal and more available for purchase in many markets in Thailand, when compared to the sour-type. But, its antioxidant activity results and potentially mo...

    Authors: Jynwara Kaju, Jirakrit Leelarungrayub, Surapol Natakankitkul and James J Laskin
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:446
  30. Liver X Receptor (LXR) agonists could attenuate the development of atherosclerosis but bring excess lipid accumulation in the liver. Danlou Recipe was believed to be a benefit for improving the lipid profile. ...

    Authors: Wenrun Han, Dandan Zhang, Peng Zhang, Qianqian Tao, Xiaoli Du, Chunquan Yu, Pengzhi Dong and Yan Zhu
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:445
  31. Yukgunja-tang (YGJ) is an herbal prescription used to treat the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Although many preclinical and clinical studies on YGJ have been conducted on GERD, there is a...

    Authors: Na-Yeon Ha, Jung-Wook Kim and Jinsung Kim
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:444
  32. Authors: Ivan Surya Pradipta, Kevin Aprilio, Raden Maya Febriyanti, Yozi Fiedya Ningsih, Mochammad Andhika Aji Pratama, Raden Bayu Indradi, Vesara Ardhe Gatera, Sofa Dewi Alfian, Auliya Iskandarsyah and Rizky Abdulah
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:443

    The original article was published in BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:120

  33. Natural health products (NHPs), including vitamins, minerals, and herbal supplements, are the most common complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among cancer patients. Our survey determined the attitudes...

    Authors: Audrey Schils, Anne-Sophie Lechon, Sarah Rondeaux, Florence Souard, Jean-Luc Van Laethem, Stephanie Pochet, Veronique Mathieu and Carine De Vriese
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:442
  34. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most prevalent neurodegenerative and remains incurable. Aluminum is a potent neurotoxin associated with AD. The main pathological features of AD are extracellular amyloid-β prot...

    Authors: Jianping Ma, Miao Zheng, Xinyue Zhang, Jiaqi Lu and Lili Gu
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:441
  35. Oxidative stress and diabetes are medical conditions that have a growing prevalence worldwide, significantly impacting our bodies. Thus, it is essential to develop new natural antioxidant and antidiabetic agen...

    Authors: Mohamed S. Abdelrahim, Afaf M. Abdel-Baky, Soad A.L. Bayoumi and Enaam Y. Backheet
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:440
  36. Social Media Influencers (SMIs) are a fashionable way of marketing products by creating electronic word-of-mouth (e-WOM) on social media. The marketing of complementary and alternative medicines (CAMs) by SMIs...

    Authors: Gizem Gülpınar, Mehmet Barlas Uzun, Ayesha Iqbal, Claire Anderson, Wajid Syed and Mahmood Basil A. Al-Rawi
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:439
  37. The effects of camel milk (CM) intake on lipid profile among patients with diabetes remain controversial. This systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) aimed to calculate the ...

    Authors: Narmin Khalid, Dana N. Abdelrahim, Nivine Hanach, Refat AlKurd, Moien Khan, Lana Mahrous, Hadia Radwan, Farah Naja, Mohamed Madkour, Khaled Obaideen, Husam Khraiwesh and MoezAlIslam Faris
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:438
  38. Inflammation has been identified as a key factor contributing to the development of numerous diseases. Several anti-inflammatory drugs have been developed to treat inflammation-related diseases. However, some ...

    Authors: Li Xiang, Qinwan Huang, Tao Chen, Qingman He, Huan Yao and Yongxiang Gao
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:437
  39. Despite the critical progress of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) therapeutic approaches, the clinical outcomes remain considerably poor. The requirement of developing novel therapeutic interventions is stil...

    Authors: Zhiyu Zhu, Yanfen Liu, Jiangping Zeng, Shuyi Ren, Lu Wei, Fei Wang, Xiaoyu Sun, Yufei Huang, Haiyang Jiang, Xinbing Sui, Weiwei Jin, Lijun Jin and Xueni Sun
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:436
  40. Using nanoparticles containing L. citriodora EO and citral has shown potential in treating skin disorders such as melanoma.

    Authors: Abolfazl Karimivaselabadi, Mahmoud Osanloo, Ali Ghanbariasad, Elham Zarenezhad and Hossein Hosseini
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:435
  41. Cancer-related psychological and physical disorders can mean stressful and painful experiences for patients. Art therapy, a form of complementary and alternative medicine, is an increasingly popular way to dec...

    Authors: ShiShuang Zhou, MeiHong Yu, Zhan Zhou, LiWen Wang, WeiWei Liu and Qin Dai
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:434
  42. Evodia rutaecarpa, a traditional herbal drug, is widely used as an analgesic and antiemetic. Many studies have confirmed that Evodia rutaecarpa has an anticancer effect. Here, our study explored the bioactive ing...

    Authors: Yongqu Lu, Kangdi Dong, Meng Yang and Jun Liu
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:433
  43. The growing popularity and use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) products among the general public worldwide has been well documented. This study aimed to investigate the knowledge, attitude, and...

    Authors: Azhar Hussain Tahir, Maria Tanveer, Gul Shahnaz, Muhammad Saqlain, Shagufta Ayub and Ali Ahmed
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:432
  44. Diabetes mellitus is a prevalent endocrine condition. We aimed to investigate the anti-diabetic effects of 3-hydroxybakuchiol (HYD) by exploring its potential targets and molecular mechanisms through bioinform...

    Authors: Min Liu, Xinyu Wang, Junsong Yang and Dan Qin
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:431
  45. Neuroblastoma (NB) is the most common solid malignancy in children. Despite current intensive treatment, the long-term event-free survival rate is less than 50% in these patients. Thus, patients with NB urgent...

    Authors: Shao-Qian Sun, Feng-Xiang Du, Li-Hua Zhang, Hao-Shi, Fu-Ying Gu, Yu-Lin Deng and Yi-Zhi Ji
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:430
  46. India has a multifaceted healthcare system and recognizes complementary and alternative systems of medicine (AYUSH) that cater to the healthcare needs of people. Multimorbidity requires frequent visits to phys...

    Authors: Roja Varanasi, Abhinav Sinha, Debadatta Nayak, Raj K. Manchanda, Rajiv Janardhanan, Simran Tandon and Sanghamitra Pati
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:429
  47. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, and melanoma is the most dreadful type of skin cancer. Due to the side effects of chemotherapy drugs, the development of new herbal nano-medicines has been ...

    Authors: Mahmoud Osanloo, Somayyeh Pishamad, Ali ghanbariasad, Elham Zarenezhad, Media Alipanah and Hiva Alipanah
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:428
  48. Endometriosis is a common and complex syndrome characterized by the presence of endometrial-like tissue outside the uterus. Chinese medicine has been recently found to show good efficacy in treating endometrio...

    Authors: Liu-yang Zhang, Ting-ting Huang, Li-ping Li, Dan-ping Liu, Yong Luo, Wan Lu, Ning Huang, Peng-peng Ma, Yan-qiu Liu, Ping Zhang and Bi-cheng Yang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:427
  49. Authors: Zachary A. Cupler, Jordan A. Gliedt, Stephen M. Perle, Aaron A. Puhl and Michael J. Schneider
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:426

    The original article was published in BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:404

  50. Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a persistent and non-specific inflammatory condition that mainly affects the bowels and has challenging treatment. UC has a growing incidence and significantly affects the well-being...

    Authors: Dongsheng Wu, Yu Zhang, Bo Zou, Yi Lu and Hui Cao
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:424