J Ethnopharmacol 2021 Jun 1;278:114275. Epub 2021 Jun 1.
Research Center for Traditional Chinese Medicine of Lingnan (Southern China), Jinan University, Guangzhou, 510632, Guangdong, China; National Engineering Research Center for Modernization of Traditional Chinese Medicine Lingnan Resources Branch, Guangzhou, 510632, Guangdong, China; Guangdong Key Lab of Traditional Chinese Medicine Information Technology, Guangzhou, 510632, Guangdong, China. Electronic address:
Ethnopharmacological Relevance: A common view in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) theory is that "processing can alter the efficacy of crude drugs". The clinical usage of some processed products may have already changed greatly over time during the development of modern scientific analysis. Therefore, the view of "processing can alter the efficacy of crude drugs" should be confirmed by comparative studies. Read More