Article Abstract

Hormesis and dose-responses in herbal traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) alone are insufficient solving real clinical TCM challenges and associated herbal quality issues

Authors: Rolf Teschke, Dieter Melchart, Tran Dang Xuan

Abstract

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) products, as herbal treatment options for minor illnesses or functional ailments, have a long history in China and other Asian countries (1-6), and are used as complementary medicine even for more serious diseases in other countries including Germany (7).