4. Herbal Medicines with Immunomodulatory Effects

  1. Amitava Dasgupta1 and
  2. Catherine A. Hammett-Stabler2
  1. Jeffrey K. Actor

Published Online: 28 OCT 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470910108.ch4

Herbal Supplements: Efficacy, Toxicity, Interactions with Western Drugs, and Effects on Clinical Laboratory Tests

Herbal Supplements: Efficacy, Toxicity, Interactions with Western Drugs, and Effects on Clinical Laboratory Tests

How to Cite

Actor, J. K. (2010) Herbal Medicines with Immunomodulatory Effects, in Herbal Supplements: Efficacy, Toxicity, Interactions with Western Drugs, and Effects on Clinical Laboratory Tests (eds A. Dasgupta and C. A. Hammett-Stabler), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470910108.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX, USA

  2. 2

    The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 OCT 2010
  2. Published Print: 20 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470433508

Online ISBN: 9780470910108

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Keywords:

  • herbal remedies' effects on specific organ systems - herbal medicines with immunomodulatory effects;
  • ginseng, widely used herbal product - China, Asian countries and in the United States;
  • Chinese herbal medicines - containing anti-inflammatory properties

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Albizzia

  • Angelica

  • Astragalus

  • Atractylodes

  • Bupleurum

  • Chasteberry (Vitex)

  • Chrysanthemum

  • Cinnamomum

  • Cissampelos

  • Cnidium

  • Codonopsis

  • Cordyceps

  • Cornus

  • Corydalis

  • Cuscuta

  • Danshen

  • Dioscorea

  • Ephedra

  • Ganoderma

  • Garlic

  • Ginger

  • Ginkgo Biloba

  • Ginseng

  • Indigo

  • Jiaogulan

  • Leonurus

  • Licorice

  • Ligustrum

  • Lobelia

  • Morinda (Noni)

  • Mushroom

  • Oroxylum

  • Peony

  • Platycodon Grandiflorum

  • Polygala

  • Polygonum

  • Poria

  • Prunella

  • Rehmannia

  • Schizandra

  • Silybum

  • Smilax

  • Related Herbs Popular in the United States

  • Conclusions

  • References