Ginseng and Chinese herbal medicines could be the key to curing dementia

Ginseng and Chinese herbal medicines could be the key to curing dementia
 

A study of classical medical texts has identified references to age-related memory impairment similar to Alzheimer’s.
And several plant-based ingredients – still in use today – were treating forgetfulness centuries ago.
Dr Charlie Xue, of RMIT University in Australia, said: “Alzheimer’s is a significant and increasing health issue in contemporary China and other Asian countries.
“Traditional medicines are commonly used in China for prevention and/or treatment of dementia, and research into them for dementia is a growing field.” Experimental studies of five of these medicines suggest they... read more

 
27 September 2016 in Health, Views: 34
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