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  1. The Convolvulus genus is distributed all over the world and has a long history in traditional medicine. As nanotechnology expands its reach into areas like drug delivery and biomedicine, this study intends to ass...

    Authors: Ezzat E. A. Osman, Mohamed A. Shemis, El-Sayed S. Abdel-Hameed, Abdullah E. Gouda, Hanem Hassan, Nahla Atef and Samah Mamdouh
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:122
  2. Acupuncture is known for a harmless treatment when administered by well-trained clinicians. However, multiple case reports of traumatic adverse events (AEs) related to acupuncture treatments continue to be pub...

    Authors: Sung-A Kim, Ji-Su Lee, Tae-Hun Kim, Seunghoon Lee, Jae-Dong Lee and Jung Won Kang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:120
  3. Gastrointestinal dysfunction is one of the common complaints for patient post-surgery. Acupuncture has been employed to improve gastrointestinal function and sleeping quality and has confirmed clinical efficac...

    Authors: Shuet Ling Chung, Wen Li, Qiuyue Wang, Xiaofeng Qiu, Yuncheng Tang, Sheng Hu, Huangan Wu and Zhu Jin
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:119
  4. The use of contraceptive methods is influenced by their effectiveness, availability, and minimal side effects. OCPs are one of the most effective and widely used methods of pregnancy prevention worldwide. This...

    Authors: Mina Naghdi, Azizeh Farshbaf-Khalili, Jila Nahaee, Parvin Hakimi and Mahnaz Shahnazi
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:118
  5. A meditative ‘technique’ is conceived as a continuum of different affective states involving mind and body jointly. Meditative practices can involve cognitive effort (e.g., focused attention and open-minded te...

    Authors: Francesca Borghesi, Riccardo Cremascoli, Alice Chirico, Laura Bianchi, Amalia Di Moia, Lorenzo Priano, Alessandro Piedimonte, Alessandro Mauro and Pietro Cipresso
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:117
  6. Through the experimental and computational analyses, the present study sought to elucidate the chemical composition and anticancer potential of Sapria himalayana plant extract (SHPE). An in vitro analysis of the ...

    Authors: Laldinfeli Ralte, Hmingremhlua Sailo, Rakesh Kumar, Laldinliana Khiangte, Nachimuthu Senthil Kumar and Yengkhom Tunginba Singh
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:116
  7. Silybum marianum commonly known as milk thistle is one of the most imperative medicinal plants due to its remarkable pharmacological activities. Lately, the antiviral activities of S. marianum extract have been s...

    Authors: Alaa A. El-Banna and Reham S. Ibrahim
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:115
  8. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common respiratory disease and the third leading cause of death worldwide. Previous evidence has shown that acupuncture may be an effective complementary alter...

    Authors: Liuyang Huang, Sha Yang, Guixing Xu, Qin Luo, Chunyan Yang, Hao Tian, Yilin Liu, Zhuo Zhou, Fengyuan Huang, Siyao Gong, Qian Li, Xin Yu, Ming Chen, Dan Huang, Yunyu Liu, Juan Tang…
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:114
  9. Triptolide is a widely utilized natural anti-inflammatory drug in clinical practice. Aim of this study was to evaluate effects of triptolide on hPDLSCs osteogenesis in an inflammatory setting and to investigat...

    Authors: Hao Chen, Lina Zhang, Simeng Du, Daiwei Yang, Xiaobin Cui, Huadong Zhao and Jun Zhang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:113
  10. Although Tai Chi (TC) is an evidence-based fall prevention training for older adults, its effective movements remain unclear, which may limit the practice of TC. The purpose of this study was to compare the ef...

    Authors: Min Mao, Vicki S. Mercer, Fuzhong Li, Michael T. Gross, Troy Blackburn and Bing Yu
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:112
  11. Radiation plays an essential role in treating malignancies. Radiation exposure of salivary glands often results in permanent loss of their functions; therefore, their protection against radiation is crucial. N...

    Authors: Salwa Farid Ahmed and Mostafa A. Bakr
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:111
  12. Phytochemicals have become a growing source of alternative medicine in developing countries due to the poor prognosis, high cost of conventional pharmaceuticals, and undesirable effects associated with mainstr...

    Authors: Olubusola O. Olaleye, Dong-Hyun Kim and Keith A. Spriggs
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:110
  13. We conducted a randomized placebo-controlled trial to assess the efficacy of Spirulina (SP) supplementation on disease activity, health-related quality of life, antioxidant status, and serum pentraxin 3 (PTX-3...

    Authors: Sajjad Moradi, Reza Bagheri, Parsa Amirian, Mahsa Zarpoosh, Neda Cheraghloo, Alexei Wong, Mehdi Zobeiri and Mohammad Hassan Entezari
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:109
  14. The purpose of this study was to investigate the mechanism by which resveratrol (Res) inhibits apoptosis and promotes proliferation and differentiation of pre-osteoblastic MC3T3-E1 cells, laying the groundwork...

    Authors: Yu He, Fei Liu, Mingjuan He, Fayu Long, Ding Hu, Jingwen Chen, Miao Fang and Zhenlong Wang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:108
  15. While community pharmacists are uniquely positioned to promote the safe and effective use of complementary and alternative medicine, their potential role remains largely untapped. The objective of this study w...

    Authors: Farah Naja, Nada Abbas, Sharfa Khaleel, Falak Zeb, Tareq A. H. Osaili, Reyad Shaker Obaid, MoezAlIslam Faris, Hadia Radwan, Leila Cheikh Ismail, Haydar Hassan, Mona Hashim and Hamzah AlZubaidi
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:107
  16. Origanum punonense Danin is one of the old traditional medicinal plants Bedouins utilize in the Dead Sea region to treat a variety of illnesses, those caused by infections. The current study aimed to identify the...

    Authors: Kamal Issa, Amjad Bakhatan, Majde Abu Khaled, Nidal Jaradat, Mohammed Hawash, Nawaf Al-Maharik, Mustafa Ghanim and Mohammad Qadi
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:106
  17. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a prevalent autoimmune disease marked by chronic synovitis as well as cartilage and bone destruction. Halofuginone hydrobromide (HF), a bioactive compound derived from the Chinese ...

    Authors: Junping Zhu, Jiaming Wei, Ye Lin, Yuanyuan Tang, Zhaoli Su, Liqing Li, Bin Liu and Xiong Cai
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:105
  18. Hepatocyte death and a systemic inflammatory response are the outcome of a complex chain of events mediated by numerous inflammatory cells and chemical mediators. The point of this study was to find out if tad...

    Authors: Mahmoud S. Sabra, Ahmed A. Mohammed, Khaled M. Ahmed Hassanein, Ahmed A. N. Ahmed, Dalia Hassan and Ebtsam S. Abdel-lah
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:104
  19. Natural health products (NHP) are an important part of the healthcare system. They are mainly non-prescription and sold over the counter, which requires active decision making by the consumer. Within the frame...

    Authors: Miriam Wolf, Agnes Emberger-Klein and Klaus Menrad
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:103
  20. The refractory and disabling nature of sensory disorders after stroke seriously affects patients' daily lives and reduces hospital turnover. Acupuncture, as an alternative therapy, is commonly used in combinat...

    Authors: Jiaqi Wang, Bangqi Wu, Yuanyuan Tong, Xuhui Wang, Zhaojun Lu and Wenqing Wang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:102
  21. Acute kidney injury (AKI), characterized by necroptosis and activation of MAPK pathway, causes sudden declines in renal function. To date, efficacious treatments are lacking. JianPiYiShen Formula (JPYSF) has a...

    Authors: Zhongtang Li, Riming He, Jiahui Liu, Xiaoming Jin, Beibei Jiang, Yunlan Lao and Shudong Yang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:101
  22. Topical ROCEN (Roc), liposomal arthrocen hydrogel, is a robust anti-inflammatory formulation which has been developed for skin diseases such as eczema. Therefore, we aimed to evaluate the efficacy of Roc 2% on...

    Authors: Ramin Goudarzi, Min-Ho Kim and Alireza Partoazar
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:100
  23. Trichinella spiralis can affect the brain by inducing inflammatory and vascular changes. Drug management with the antiparasitic drug albendazole can be enhanced by natural compounds such as curcumin. The potentia...

    Authors: Magda SA Abdeltawab, Iman R. Abdel-Shafi, Basma Emad Aboulhoda, Amal M. Mahfoz and Alshaimaa MR Hamed
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:99
  24. Authors: Shah Faisal, Muhammad Hamza Tariq, Riaz Ullah, Sania Zafar, Muhammad Rizwan, Nadia bibi, Aishma Khattak, Noora Amir and Abdullah
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:98

    The original article was published in BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:267

  25. Vitamin D supplementation for infectious diseases has been discussed, but its role in COVID-19 is unclear. Therefore, this study examined the clinical outcomes of COVID-19 pneumonia patients who received vitam...

    Authors: Pitchaya Dilokpattanamongkol, Chadakan Yan, Kulapong Jayanama, Pintip Ngamjanyaporn, Somnuek Sungkanuparph and Porpon Rotjanapan
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:97
  26. DNA topoisomerases regulate conformational changes in DNA topology during normal cell growth, such as replication, transcription, recombination, and repair, and may be targeted for anticancer drugs. A DNA topo...

    Authors: Terézia Hudáková, Martina Šemeláková, Peter Očenáš, Mária Kožurková, Kristína Krochtová, Simona Sovová, Zuzana Tóthová, Zuzana Guľášová, Peter Popelka and Peter Solár
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:96
  27. Management of wounds and healing under impaired conditions are the major challenges faced globally by healthcare workers. Phytocompounds which are anti-microbial and capable of modulating inflammation contribu...

    Authors: Lalitha Vaidyanathan and T. Sivaswamy Lokeswari
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:95
  28. The primary aim of this investigation was to determine the anticancer and antimicrobial properties of essential oils (EOs) extracted from the leaves of Aloysia citriodora Palau, which were procured from four sepa...

    Authors: Nawaf Al-Maharik, Yousef Salama, Nisreen Al-Hajj, Nidal Jaradat, Naji Thaer Jobran, Ismael Warad, Lina Hamdan, Moataz Abo Alrob, Asil Sawafta and Adel Hidmi
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:94
  29. Multidrug resistance (MDR) in the family Enterobacteriaceae is a perniciously increasing threat to global health security. The discovery of new antimicrobials having the reversing drug resistance potential may co...

    Authors: Saba Kiran, Anam Tariq, Shoaib Iqbal, Zubera Naseem, Waqar Siddique, Sobia Jabeen, Rizwan Bashir, Ashfaq Hussain, Moazur Rahman, Fazal-e Habib, Waqar Rauf, Aamir Ali, Yasra Sarwar, Georg Jander and Mazhar Iqbal
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:93
  30. Burns are the fourth most common type of injury worldwide. Many patients also suffer numerous infections and complications that impair the burn healing process, which makes the treatment of burns a challenge. ...

    Authors: Marwan Elsamman, Ola M. El-borady, Mohanad M. Nasr, Zeinab Al-Amgad and Asmaa A. Metwally
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:92
  31. Methanolic and chloroformic extract of Achillea millefolium and Chaerophyllum villosum were evaluated for HPLC analysis, genotoxic and antioxidant potential.

    Authors: Muhammad Adil, Ghulam Dastagir, Atifa Quddoos, Muhammad Naseer and Faten Zubair Filimban
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:91
  32. Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) is the most common complication of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM); its diagnosis and treatment are based on symptomatic improvement. However, as pharmacological therapy ca...

    Authors: María Fernanda Pérez Hernández, Alejandra Calderón Vallejo, Sergio de Jesús Aguilar Castillo, Daniel Cuauhtémoc Gómez Jiménez, Eduardo Rodríguez Guerrero, Fátima Aguilar Morales, Macedonia Guadalupe Moreno Tovar, Miguel Alfredo Zurita Muñóz, Antonio Eduardo Bautista Cortéz, Claudia Camelia Calzada Mendoza, Mónica Ascención De Nova Ocampo, Juan Manuel Ordóñez Rodríguez, Mónica Luz Gómez Esquivel, Alberto García Méndez, Octavio Flores Gil, Víctor Manuel Macías Zaragoza…
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:90
  33. Gastric ulcers represent a worldwide health problem, characterized by erosions that affect the mucous membrane of the stomach and may even reach the muscular layer, leading to serious complications. Numerous n...

    Authors: Dalia H. Abu-Baih, Alshymaa Abdel-Rahman Gomaa, Nada Mohamed Abdel-Wahab, Enas Reda Abdelaleem, Azza M. Abdel Zaher, Noha F. Hassan, Gerhard Bringmann, Usama Ramadan Abdelmohsen, Faisal H. Altemani, Naseh A. Algehainy, Fatma Alzahraa Mokhtar and Miada F. Abdelwahab
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:88
  34. Herb-drug interactions may result in increased adverse drug reactions or diminished drug efficacy, especially for drugs with a narrow therapeutic index such as warfarin. The current study investigates the effe...

    Authors: Yue Zhao, Chunjuan Yang, Yan Liu, Mengnan Qin, Jiahui Sun and Gaofeng Liu
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:87
  35. This ethnobotanical study in Dunyapur, District Lodhran, Pakistan, focuses on traditional medicinal knowledge, exploring 41 plants across 28 families. The research involves 496 informants from diverse backgrou...

    Authors: Tauseef Anwar, Huma Qureshi, Sumbal Shahzadi, Ejaz Hussain Siddiqi, Hayssam M. Ali, Mohamed M. A. Abdelhamid and Muhammad Nazim
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:86
  36. The present study provides an evaluation for the wound healing activity of the ethanolic extract of Thespesia populnea L. bark (EBE) and its successive fractions in two doses level (1&2%), designed for determinin...

    Authors: Menna B. Abdel Halim, Hanaa H. Eid, Kadriya S. El Deeb, Ghada F. Metwally, Marwa A. Masoud, Omar A. Ahmed-Farid and Hussien M. El Messiry
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:85
  37. Zingiber officinale extract has emerged as a compelling candidate for green synthesis of nanoparticles, offering diverse applications across medicine, cosmetics, and nutrition. This study delves into the investig...

    Authors: Tassanee Ongtanasup, Patipat Kamdenlek, Chawan Manaspon and Komgrit Eawsakul
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:84
  38. Both noninvasive transauricular vagus nerve stimulation (taVNS) and traditional medical practice (TMP), such as auriculotherapy, use the auricle as a starting point for stimulation, but with two different conc...

    Authors: Emmanuel Sagui, Damien Claverie, Wahiba Bidaut and Laurent Grelot
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:83
  39. The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by SARS-CoV-2 affects the respiratory system and causes severe acute respiratory infections. Several cultures have influenced the use of home remedies to ease mil...

    Authors: Siti Nurzaimah Nazhirah Zaim, Deeni Rudita Idris and Hanif Abdul Rahman
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:82
  40. Recent estimates indicate that a significant proportion of diabetic patients globally, up to 51%, are utilizing complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). To improve patient-provider communication and optim...

    Authors: Abdulaziz S. Alzahrani, Sheila M. Greenfield, Sunil Shrestha and Vibhu Paudyal
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:81
  41. Astragalus polysaccharides (APS) have been verified to have antioxidative and antiaging activities in the mouse liver and brain. However, the effect of APS on aortic endothelial senescence in old rats and its ...

    Authors: Xinyu Miao, Lingjun Rong, Bo Fu, Shaoyuan Cui, Zhaoyan Gu, Fan Hu, Yanhui Lu, Shuangtong Yan, Banruo Sun, Wenli Jiang, Yuting Zhang, Yanping Gong and Chunlin Li
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:80
  42. Chemotherapies target the PfEMP-1 and PfPKG proteins in Plasmodium falciparum, the parasite that causes malaria, in an effort to prevent the disease’s high fatality rate. This work identified the phytochemical co...

    Authors: Edet Effiong Asanga, Ndifreke Daniel Ekpo, Affiong Asuquo Edeke, Chinedum Martins Ekeleme, Henshaw Uchechi Okoroiwu, Uwem Okon Edet, Ekementeabasi A. Umoh, Nikita Elkanah Umoaffia, Olorunfemi Abraham Eseyin, Ani Nkang, Monday Akpanabiatu, Jude Efiom Okokon, Sylvia Akpotuzor, Bright Asuquo Effiong and MacGeorge Ettaba
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:79
  43. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) adversely affects both young and old and is a growing public health concern. The common functional, psychological, and cognitive changes associated with TBI and recent trends in it...

    Authors: Nicole Alexandra Laskosky, Patricia Huston, Wai Ching Lam, Charlotte Anderson and Linda L. D. Zhong
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:78
  44. The genus Melaleuca (Myrtaceae) comprises dozens of essential oil (EO)-rich species that are appreciated worldwide for their various medicinal values. Additionally, they are renowned in traditional medicine for t...

    Authors: Heba E. Elsayed, Iriny M. Ayoub, Mohamed S. Mady and Fatma A. Moharram
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:76
  45. Butea superba Roxb. (B. superba), is an herbal plant traditionally used for rejuvenation. Additionally, there have been reports on its antioxidant properties. Low-density lipoproteins (LDL) oxidation is the leadi...

    Authors: Kittipot Sirichaiwetchakoon and Griangsak Eumkeb
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:75
  46. Exercise has shown positive effects on fatigue, exhaustion, neuropathy, and quality of life in cancer patients. While on-land exercises have been studied, the aquatic environment offers unique advantages. Wate...

    Authors: Michal Nissim, Yakir Rottenberg, Naama Karniel and Navah Z. Ratzon
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:74
  47. Citrus fruit essential oil is considered one of the widely studied essential oils while its leaves attract less attention although being rich in nearly the same composition as the peel and flowers. The leaves ...

    Authors: Esraa A. Elhawary, Nilofar Nilofar, Gokhan Zengin and Omayma A. Eldahshan
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:73
  48. Modern medicine is not the choice of patients with “shimetere” in the Gurage community owing to their perception of ‘parenteral medication use severely aggravates the disease’. For this reason, the root part of P...

    Authors: Bereket Zeleke, Zebene Mekonnen, Meskele Bireda, Melaku Yitbarek and Andamlak Dendir
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2024 24:72