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  1. Medicinal plants play a huge role in the treatment of various diseases in the Limpopo province (South Africa). Traditionally, concoctions used for treating tuberculosis and cancer are sometimes prepared from p...

    Authors: Kudakwashe Nyambo, Francis Adu-Amankwaah, Kudzanai Ian Tapfuma, Lucinda Baatjies, Lauren Julius, Liezel Smith, Mkhuseli Ngxande, Krishna Govender, Lawrence Mabasa, Afsatou Traore, Maano Valerie Masiphephethu, Idah Sithole Niang and Vuyo Mavumengwana
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:219
  2. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenera­tive disorder after Alzheimer disease accompanied by the death of dopaminergic neurons and brain nigrostriatal mitochondrial damage in the elder...

    Authors: Mao Li, Junli Zhang, Lianyan Jiang, Wujun Wang, Xianrong Feng, Meijun Liu and Dongdong Yang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:218
  3. Dendrobium nobile and Dendrobium chrysotoxum are important species of the genus Dendrobium and have great economic and medicinal value. However, the medicinal properties of these two plants remain poorly understo...

    Authors: Xia Jie, Yin Feng, Fang Jiahao, Lou Ganggui, Yu Jiani, Xu Zhongyu, Yuan Yuan, Zhang Tinggang, Zhang Xiaodan and Liang Zongsuo
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:217
  4. Traditional health practitioners constitute an important part of the health care system in Burkina Faso, particularly in the supply of traditional herbal medicines. Quality and safety of these medicines rely h...

    Authors: Kampadilemba Ouoba, Hélène Lehmann, Arsène Zongo, Rasmané Semdé and Jean-Yves Pabst
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:215
  5. Cancer poses a health threat, with an increased incidence worldwide. Thus, it is essential to develop new natural anticancer agents. Dypsis pembana (H.E.Moore) Beentje & J.Dransf (DP) is an ornamental plant belon...

    Authors: Mohamed S. Abdelrahim, Afaf M. Abdel-Baky, Soad A. L. Bayoumi, Shaymaa M. Mohamed, Wael M. Abdel-Mageed and Enaam Y. Backheet
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:214
  6. Cervical cancer (CC) is a common gynecological malignancy with high morbidity worldwide. Butyrate, a short-chain fatty acid produced by intestinal flora, has been reported to inhibit cervical carcinogenesis. T...

    Authors: Ke Zhang, Xiawei Ji, Zhengyang Song, Wenjing Song, Qunjia Huang, Tiantian Yu, Dibang Shi, Fangyan Wang, Xiangyang Xue and Junping Guo
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:212
  7. Dacryodes edulis is a plant that belongs to the Burseraceae family. It is widely used traditionally alone or in association with other plants in Cameroonian folk medicine to cure wounds, fever, headaches, and mal...

    Authors: Kevine Johane Jumeta Dongmo, Mariscal Brice Tchatat Tali, Yannick Stéphane Fotsing Fongang, Pierre Leonel K. Tafokeu Taguimjeu, Donald Ulrich Kenou Kagho, Gabin Thierry Bitchagno, Bruno Ndjakou Lenta, Fabrice Fekam Boyom, Norbert Sewald and Silvère Augustin Ngouela
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:211
  8. The present study aimed to investigate the sequence-dependent anticancer effects of combined treatment with sorafenib (Sora), a Food and Drug Administration-approved multikinase inhibitor drug, and plant-deriv...

    Authors: Abdulmajeed Bahman, Mohamed-Salah Abaza, Sarah Khoushaish and Rajaa J. Al-Attiyah
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:210
  9. Complementary and integrative medicine may be effective for postoperative outcomes. This study aimed to determine the effect of lemon inhalation aromatherapy on pain, nausea, and vomiting and neurovascular ass...

    Authors: Masoume Rambod, Nilofar Pasyar, Zahra Karimian and Arash Farbood
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:208
  10. Renal fibrosis with Renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system (RAAS) activation and oxidative stress are one of the major complications in hypertension. 2-phenylacetamide (PA), a major active component of Lepidium ape...

    Authors: Pei-pei Yuan, Meng Li, Qi Zhang, Meng-nan Zeng, Ying-ying Ke, Ya-xin Wei, Yang Fu, Xiao-ke Zheng and Wei-sheng Feng
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:207
  11. Gut microbiota plays a significant role in the development and treatment of gouty arthritis. Simiao decoction has been shown to alleviate gouty arthritis by inhibiting inflammation, regulating NLRP3 inflammaso...

    Authors: Xiaoying Lin, Mingzhu Wang, Zhixing He and Guifeng Hao
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:206

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:245

  12. The death of many people in tropical countries can be attributed to microbial infection, probably, because synthetic antibiotics are failing in the treatment of most microbial infections, attributed to the abi...

    Authors: Francis Adu-Amankwaah, Hephzibah Sam, Chris Yaw Asare and Felix Charles Mills-Robertson
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:205
  13. Acemannan is an acetylated polysaccharide of Aloe vera extract with antimicrobial, antitumor, antiviral, and antioxidant activities. This study aims to optimize the synthesis of acemannan from methacrylate powder...

    Authors: Meng-Han Chou, Yu-Hsu Chen, Ming-Te Cheng, Hung-Chi Chiang, Hou-Wen Chen and Ching-Wei Wang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:204
  14. Reports have implicated diabetes mellitus (DM) and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) as some of the global persistent health challenges with no lasting solutions, despite of significant inputs of modern-day pharmaceuti...

    Authors: Olakunle Bamikole Afolabi, Oluwaseun Ruth Olasehinde, Damilola Grace Olanipon, Samson Olatunde Mabayoje, Olufemi Michael Familua, Kikelomo Folake Jaiyesimi, Esther Kemi Agboola, Tolulope Olajumoke Idowu, Olabisi Tajudeen Obafemi, Oyindamola Adeniyi Olaoye and Omotade Ibidun Oloyede
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:203
  15. Tianhuang formula (THF) is a Chinese medicine prescription that is patented and clinically approved, and has been shown to improve energy metabolism, but the underlying mechanism remains poorly understood. The...

    Authors: Duosheng Luo, Yaru Zhao, Zhaoyan Fang, Yating Zhao, Yi Han, Jingyu Piao, Xianglu Rong and Jiao Guo
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:202
  16. Spermacoce princeae (K. Schum) has been used in the treatment of bacterial skin infections in Uganda. Pharmacological studies revealed that extracts of S. princeae exhibited antibacterial, antioxidant, and sun pr...

    Authors: Peter Sekandi, Jane Namukobe, Robert Byamukama, Christine Betty Nagawa, Stefano Barbini, Markus Bacher, Stefan Böhmdorfer and Thomas Rosenau
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:201
  17. Chronic heart failure (CHF) is actually a disease caused by an imbalanced energy metabolism between myocardial energy demand and supply, ultimately resulting in abnormal myocardial cell structure and function....

    Authors: Ze-Qi Yang, Yang-Yang Han, Fan Gao, Jia-Ye Tian, Ran Bai, Qiu-Hong Guo and Xing-Chao Liu
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:200
  18. Patients with a history of COVID-19 infection may suffer from different physical problems. This study aimed to investigate the effect of corrective and breathing exercises on improving respiratory function amo...

    Authors: Parisa Sedaghati, Korosh Fakhimi Derakhshan, Somayeh Ahmadabadi and Seyed Reza Rahimi Moghaddam
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:199
  19. Depression is a neuropsychiatric disease resulting from deteriorations of molecular networks and synaptic injury induced by stress. Traditional Chinese formula Xiaoyaosan (XYS) exert antidepressant effect, whi...

    Authors: Pan Meng, Xi Zhang, Tong-tong Liu, Jian Liu, Yan Luo, Ming-xia Xie, Hui Yang, Rui Fang, Dong-wei Guo, Zi-yan Zhong, Yu-hong Wang and Jin-Wen Ge
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:198
  20. The dried bark of Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle is widely used in traditional Chinese medicine for the treatment of ulcerative colitis. The objective of this study was to explore the therapeutic basis of th...

    Authors: Shan-bo Ma, Lun Liu, Xiang Li, Yan-hua Xie, Xiao-peng Shi and Si-wang Wang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:197
  21. Sjögren’s syndrome (SS) is an inflammatory autoimmune disease characterized by high levels of chronic lymphocyte infiltration. Differences and dysfunction in the gut microbiota and metabolites may be closely r...

    Authors: Changming Chen, Ping Zeng, Xueming Yao, Zhaowei Huang, Yi Ling, Ying Huang, Lei Hou, Hufan Li, Dan Zhu and Wukai Ma
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:195
  22. Rosenroot (Rhodiola rosea) is a traditional Chinese herbal medicine. It has been used to treat patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). Salidroside is the main active constituent of rosenroot. This study w...

    Authors: Lin Tao, Zhi-Fang Liang, Liu Miao, Yu-Jie Guo, Ye Li, Yan-Li Liu, Dong-Ming Fang and Zhi-Jie Yang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:194
  23. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder and seriously affects quality of life globally. Moxibustion is widely used to treat neurodegenerative diseases in the clinic and ha...

    Authors: Chunxiao Wu, Lijun Zhao, Yuelin Guo, Xiaoqian Hao, Yaohua Fan, Peipei Wu, Jiajun Han, Qinglian Li, Xiaoling Wang, Qizhang Wang, Xiaodong Luo and Meiling Zhu
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:193
  24. Chemotherapy is associated with a wide range of physical and psychological side effects, so complementary and alternative therapies may be practiced as an independent treatment or combined with the standard on...

    Authors: Mohammad Namazinia, Seyyed Reza Mazlum, Samira Mohajer and Violeta Lopez
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:192
  25. The purpose of this study was to investigate the biological properties of Kae-Lae (Maclura cochinchinensis (Lour.) Corner), a traditional medicinal plant used in Ayurvedic recipes in Thailand. To achieve this obj...

    Authors: Lapamas Rueankham, Pawaret Panyajai, Aroonchai Saiai, Methee Rungrojsakul, Singkome Tima, Sawitree Chiampanichayakul, Kankanit Yeerong, Suvimol Somwongin, Wantida Chaiyana, Pornngarm Dejkriengkraikul, Siriporn Okonogi, Trinnakorn Katekunlaphan and Songyot Anuchapreeda
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:191
  26. Emblica officinalis (EO) fruit consumption has been found to have a beneficial effect on cardiovascular disease (CVD) physiological risk factors in preliminary clinical intervention trials; however, questions rem...

    Authors: Paul D. S. Brown, Nicole Ketter, Mathew Vis-Dunbar and Brodie M. Sakakibara
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:190
  27. Unani Tibb is an Arabic term which means Greek medicine. It is an ancient holistic medical system based on the healing theories of Hippocrates, Galen and Ibn Sina (Avicenna). Despite this, spirituality and spi...

    Authors: Mujeeb Hoosen, Nicolette Vanessa Roman, Thuli Godfrey Mthembu and Mursaleen Naseer
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:189
  28. Precancerous lesions of gastric cancer (PLGC) refer to a kind of histopathological changes in the gastric mucosa that can progress to gastric cancer. Elian granules (ELG), a Chinese medicinal prescription, hav...

    Authors: Zhirong Yi, Qingling Jia, Yujiao Wang, Yuqin Zhang, Tianyi Xie and Jianghong Ling
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:188
  29. This study was motivated by the increasing global incidence of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and the promising potential of nutraceuticals as complementary therapies in ameliorat...

    Authors: Deusdedit Tusubira, Patrick M. Aja, Jonasi Munezero, Frank Ssedyabane, Nathim Namale, Josiah E. Ifie, Peter C. Agu, Clement O. Ajayi and Joash Okoboi
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:187
  30. Cholangiocarcinoma (CCA), the adenocarcinoma of the biliary duct, is commonly reported in Asia, with the highest incidence in northeastern Thailand. Chemotherapy of CCA has been limited by the lack of effectiv...

    Authors: Tullayakorn Plengsuriyakarn, Kanawut Kotawong, Juntra Karbwang and Kesara Na-Bangchang
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:186
  31. As a common disorder of the gastrointestinal tract, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can have negative effects on patients and society, with irritable bowel syndrome with constipation(IBS-C) accounting for a lar...

    Authors: Xiayang Zeng, Jingjing He, Xiaoyu Li, Peng Chen, Jinhong Zuo, Xinlei Cai, Zhenyu Fan and Jianpeng Qu
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:185
  32. The plants from Salvia genus contain widely distributed species which have been used in folk medicine as well as pharmaceutical and food industries.

    Authors: Houra Jazayeri Gharehbagh, Masoud Ebrahimi, Farid Dabaghian, Somayeh Mojtabavi, Roshanak Hariri, Mina Saeedi, Mohammad Ali Faramarzi and Mahnaz Khanavi
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:184
  33. Compound with cancer stem cell (CSC)-suppressing activity is promising for the improvement of lung cancer clinical outcomes. Toward this goal, we discovered the CSC-targeting activity of resveratrol (RES) anal...

    Authors: Sunisa Thongsom, Satapat Racha, Korrakod Petsri, Zin Zin Ei, Kittichate Visuttijai, Sohsuke Moriue, Masashi Yokoya and Pithi Chanvorachote
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:183
  34. Ji Chuan Jian (JCJ), a classic Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) formula, has been widely applied in treating Parkinson’s disease (PD) in China, However, the interaction of bioactive compounds from JCJ with the ...

    Authors: Yao Wu, Yu Bai, Yan Lu, Zhennian Zhang, Yang Zhao, Sirui Huang, Lili Tang, Yan Liang, Yue Hu and Chengcheng Xu
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:182
  35. Although chronic wounds are devastating and can cause burden at multiple levels, chronic wound research is still far behind. Chronic wound treatment is often less efficient due to delay in diagnosis and treatm...

    Authors: Prakash Monika, M. N. Chandraprabha and K. N. Chidambara Murthy
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:181
  36. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is primarily caused by inflammation which is closely linked to the gut microbiota. Si-Miao-Yong-An (SMYA) decoction is a traditional Chinese herbal formula with anti-inflammatory ...

    Authors: Yuting Cui, Fangyuan Zhang, Weiming Xu, Ziyun Li, Jiaxi Zou, Ping Gao and Jingqing Hu
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:180

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:220

  37. Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is the second commonest microvascular complication of diabetes mellitus. It is characterized by chronic inflammation and angiogenesis. Palm oil-derived tocotrienol-rich fraction (TRF)...

    Authors: Muhammad Zulfiqah Sadikan, Nurul Alimah Abdul Nasir, Nor Salmah Bakar, Igor Iezhitsa and Renu Agarwal
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:179
  38. Taohong Siwu Decoction (THSWD) is a widely used traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) prescription in the treatment of ischemic stroke. There are thousands of chemical components in THSWD. However, the key functi...

    Authors: Anqi Xu, Wenxing Li, Jieqi Cai, Zhuohua Wen, Kexin Wang, Yupeng Chen, Xifeng Li, Daogang Guan and Chuanzhi Duan
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:178
  39. Although the prevalence of breast cancer (BC) has been reduced in recent years, proficient therapeutic regimens should be further investigated with the aim of further reducing the mortality rate. To obtain mor...

    Authors: Kanwalat Chalertpet, Thanawitch Sangkheereeput, Prakaithip Somjit, Wichanee Bankeeree and Pattamawadee Yanatatsaneejit
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:177
  40. Evidence suggests that menopause can be associated with a variety of negative psychological changes such as depression and anxiety, and improving the mental health status of women during menopause is one of th...

    Authors: Hamed Delam, Zahra Keshtkaran, Nasrin Shokrpour, Ahmadreza Eidi and Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:176
  41. Authors: Seham S. El‑Hawary, Marzough A. Albalawi, Ayat O. S. Montasser, Shaimaa R. Ahmed, Sumera Qasim, Ali A. Shati, Mohammad Y. Alfaifi, Serag Eldin I. Elbehairi, Omnia F. Hassan, Abdelfattah A. Sadakah and Fatma A. Mokhtar
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:175

    The original article was published in BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:164

  42. Chronic renal disease is considered a main public health problem due to its high prevalence in the population. The solution of choice currently available is kidney transplantation but when this option is not a...

    Authors: Marie Kemnitz, Matteo Antonini and Philippe Delmas
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:174
  43. Sham acupuncture is usually used to assess the specific effects of acupuncture. However, the reporting quality of sham acupuncture remains unclear despite its critical importance in understanding and analyzing...

    Authors: Yixuan Xie, Xiaoyu Liu, Tinglan Liu, Chiyun Sun, Zeyin Xin, Yuzhi Hu, Yue Wang, Cheng Zhang and Shiyan Yan
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:173
  44. Corosolic acid is a pentacyclic triterpene acid with hypoglycemic, anti-inflammatory, and anti-cancer effects. However, its potential targets in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) are unknown, hindering clinical u...

    Authors: Fei-Feng Tang, Long Liu, Xiao-Ting Tian, Ning Li, Ying-Xiu Peng, Chun-Mei Qian, Ting-Ting Jia, Jing-Jin Liu, Wen-Hui Gao and Yan-Feng Xu
    Citation: BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies 2023 23:171