Traditional Chinese Medicine and Traditional Indonesian Medicine: A Comparative Review of Herbal Medicines Restricted in Pregnancy.

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From: Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine(Vol. 27, Issue 10)
Publisher: Springer
Document Type: Report; Brief article
Length: 263 words

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Keywords: traditional Chinese medicine; Chinese herbal medicine; traditional indonesian medicine; jamu; restricted herbal medicines; herbal contraindications for pregnancy Abstract The decline in birth rates has become a very serious problem in various parts of the world. Many countries have implemented national programs for increasing birth rates, one of which involves the use of traditional medicine as an alternative solution. Among the fast-growing traditional medicines, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and traditional Indonesian medicine (TIM) have attracted a lot of demand globally. Here, we analyzed and compared the herbal medicines from TCM and TIM that must be avoided by pregnant women for preventing miscarriage and maintaining safety during pregnancy and the postpartum period. This review uses data from official reports from the respective government and national and international electronic databases for analysis. Although TCM and TIM have their own characteristics of treatment, they also have some similarities in concept and treatment, especially those related to herbal medicines. This review can be used as a reference base to help pregnant women consume herbal medicines at appropriate conditions and doses. Author Affiliation: (1) University of Science & Technology, Campus of Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Korean Convergence Medicine Major, Daejeon, Republic of Korea (2) Clinical Medicine Division, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Daejeon, Republic of Korea (3) Herbal Medicine Resources Research Center, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Jeollanam-do, Republic of Korea (e) ymkang@kiom.re.kr Article History: Registration Date: 07/08/2021 Accepted Date: 06/15/2020 Online Date: 07/09/2021 Byline: Purumea Jun (1, 2), Endang Rahmat (1, 3), Chang-Hyun Han (1, 2), Changsop Yang (2), Youngmin Kang (corresponding author) (1, 3, e)

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