International Journal of Chinese Medicine

Volume 1, Issue 2, April 2017

  • Comparative Study of the Symptoms of Impending Human Heart, Kidney and Liver Failures Based on Blood Samples

    Reginald A. O. Osakew, Vincent A. Akpan, Michael T. Babalola

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, April 2017
    Pages: 32-44
    Received: 13 December 2016
    Accepted: 3 January 2017
    Published: 17 March 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcm.20170102.11
    Abstract: While all the organs of the human body works together for the proper functioning of the entire human system, the significant roles played by the heart, kidney and liver in the lives of humans cannot be overemphasized. The heart, kidney and liver shares one thing in common, namely: the blood from where several parameters that defines the state of hu... Show More
  • Working With Families in Illness and Health

    Mohammed Muala AlMutairi, Mansour Awad M., Rami M. AlMutairi, Al Johani Abdulrahman

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, April 2017
    Pages: 45-48
    Received: 16 February 2017
    Accepted: 7 March 2017
    Published: 27 March 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcm.20170102.12
    Abstract: The main concern or tenet of nursing is to accomplish the given work with the families. An individual and society are linked or connected by the family as it is a fundamental unit of the community, which state its importance for the existence of society (Bronfenbrenner, 1979). Fulfilling the needs or demands of the family members and society is the... Show More
  • A Review on Pharmacognostical Phytochemical and Ethnomedicinal Properties of Hedychium Coronarium J. Koenig an Endangered Medicine

    Pooja Pachurekar, A. K. Dixit

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, April 2017
    Pages: 49-61
    Received: 10 February 2017
    Accepted: 7 March 2017
    Published: 29 March 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcm.20170102.13
    Abstract: Hedychium coronarium J. Koenig is a perennial medicinal herb which is distributed in throughout the world and used as traditional medicine since the ancient time. It contains various bioactive compounds including Phenols, Terpenoids, Saponins, Volatile oils, Flavonoids, Glycosides etc. These bioactive compounds made this herb as a valuable potent h... Show More
  • Application of Yoga as an Effective Tool for Improving Postural Balance in Healthy Young Indian Adults

    Kiran Mondal, Dhurjati Majumdar, Anilendu Pramanik, Subhojit Chatterjee, Manish Darmora, Deepti Majumdar

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, April 2017
    Pages: 62-69
    Received: 27 February 2017
    Accepted: 22 March 2017
    Published: 10 April 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcm.20170102.14
    Abstract: Since ages practicing Yoga is said to be a panacea and is assumed to play a multifaceted role in improving quality of human life even today. This study attempts to evaluate efficacy of short term Yoga training as a tool to improve postural balance in healthy young Indian adults. This was evaluated in terms of sway parameters during different standi... Show More
  • A Pilot Study on the Effectiveness of a Novel Herbal Patch for the Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis

    Lung-fung Tse, Hi-shan Cheng, Leung-kim Hung, Ellie Pang, King-fai Cheng, Wing-sum Siu, Jing-zhou Chen, Xue-lin Zhou, Chak-hei Fung, Ping-chung Leung

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, April 2017
    Pages: 70-76
    Received: 1 February 2017
    Accepted: 18 March 2017
    Published: 13 April 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcm.20170102.15
    Abstract: The study was to evaluate the safety and anti-inflammatory effects of a herbal patch. The formula of the herbal patch included three herbs Flos Carthami (紅), Radix Dipsaci (續斷), Rhizoma Rhei (大黃) and Borneolum Syntheticum (冰片). 10 subjects suffering from chronic heel pain were recruited. The herbal patch was applied to the heel for 6 weeks. The Pai... Show More