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- Lai, Jung-Nien, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Journal of ethnopharmacology 2019 v.243 pp. 112094
- Asarum heterotropoides; Asarum sieboldii; Hepatitis C virus; aristolochic acids; cohort studies; health insurance; hepatoma; herbal medicines; monitoring; patients; traditional medicine; viruses; Taiwan
- ... Asari Radix (Xixin, Asarum heterotropoides Fr. Schmidt var. mandshuricum Kitag., Asarum sieboldii Miq., or Asarum sieboldii Miq. var. seoulense Nakai, Asarum spp.) is the only herbal medicine containing aristolochic acid that can be used in medical practice. However, scientific evidence regarding its safe use in relation to hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is lacking.The aim of this study was to use ...