Tag Archives: COVID-19

Acupuncture stimulation at Yingxiang (LI 20) revives sense of smell in COVID-19 patients

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Olfactory dysfunction in the post COVID-19 condition reported worldwide are refractory for some patients. For this reason, appropriate treatment is desired. In this article, we describe two cases of olfactory dysfunction in the post COVID-19 condition that was improved by traditional acupuncture treatment. By stimulating the acupuncture point Yingxiang point …

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Acupuncture and moxibustion help to prevent COVID-19

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Introduction: This study aims to summarize the available evidence and guideline/consensus recommendations for acupuncture and moxibustion in the treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Methods: A scoping review was performed. Eight electronic databases and other related websites were searched. All studies related to acupuncture and moxibustion for …

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Traditional Chinese medicine benefits in the recovery of COVID-19

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Background: The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to spread globally. Due to the higher risk of mortality, the treatment of severe or critical patients is a top priority. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) treatment has played an extremely important role in the fight against COVID-19 in China; a timely evidence summary on …

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The use of traditional Chinese medicine in COVID-19 improves clinical outcome

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Background: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a rapidly spreading disease that has caused an extensive burden to the world. Consequently, a large number of clinical trials have examined the efficacy of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for treating and preventing COVID-19, with coinciding proliferation of reviews summarizing these studies. Objective: This study aimed …

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Lian Hua Qing Wen Wan is effective for COVID-19

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Background: Lian Hua Qing Wen Wan is a traditional Chinese medicine prescription commonly used to treat viral influenza in China. There has been sufficient evidence that Lian Hua Qing Wen Wan could effectively treat COVID-19. Nevertheless, the potential anti-(mutant) SARS-CoV-2 and anti-inflammation compounds in Lian Hua Qing Wen Wan are still …

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Acupuncture improves symptoms in COVID-19 cases

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Objective: To observe the clinical effect of acupuncture on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) based on the conventional treatment. Methods: A total of 35 patients with COVID-19 of mild or ordinary type were involved (3 cases dropped off). Acupuncture was applied on the basis of western medicine and Chinese materia medica treatment. Dazhui …

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The Chinese herbal formula Sang Xing Tang benefits the lungs damaged by smoke

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Sang Xing Tang is a typical prescription for treating “warm dryness” in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), which is equivalent to respiratory diseases such as acute bronchitis in modern medicine. However, its mechanism of action remains unclear. In this study, the representative components of Sang Xing Tang were characterized using liquid …

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Traditional Chinese medicine is cheap and effective in the fight against COVID-19

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Context: In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic was declared a public health emergency of international concern. Since no effective and sustainable treatment was available for COVID-19, patients felt an overwhelming and desperate need to seek alternative treatments. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has been gaining popularity outside of Asian countries, especially in Africa. …

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The Chinese herbal formula Qing Jin Yi Qi Wan improves long COVID-19 symptoms

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Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of Qing Jin Yi Qi Wan on post-COVID-19 condition (PCC). Method: Patients who met the inclusion criteria were randomly assigned to two groups, the Qing Jin Yi Qi Wangroup received Qing Jin Yi Qi Wan combined with standard rehabilitation treatments (SRTs) and the control group …

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The Chinese herbs Gan Cao and Ban Xia are an effective combination for COVID-19

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Background: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) keeps spreading globally. Chinese medicine (CM) exerts a critical role for the prevention or therapy of COVID-19 in an integrative and holistic way. However, mining and development of early, efficient, multisite binding CMs that inhibit the cytokine storm are imminent. Methods: The formulae were extracted retrospectively from …

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