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Alopecia: botanical approaches in review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20480798     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The use of herbal medications in dermatologic disease has become common practice among consumers. In this paper, the authors review and discuss the existing evidence-based botanical modalities in the peer-reviewed literature with a particular focus on various presentations of alopecia. To maximize potential clinical application, this review has been limited human studies. The goal of the study was to provide a thorough evaluation of the current understanding of the use of non-pharmaceutical botanical products in the management of hair loss.
Authors:
Fadwah Abdullah; Rashid M Rashid
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1545-9616     ISO Abbreviation:  J Drugs Dermatol     Publication Date:  2010 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-19     Completed Date:  2010-06-08     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101160020     Medline TA:  J Drugs Dermatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  537-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
The Morzak Clinic, Carolina, Puerto Rico.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Alopecia / drug therapy*,  etiology,  physiopathology
Alopecia Areata / drug therapy
Animals
Antineoplastic Agents / adverse effects
Humans
Phytotherapy*
Plant Extracts / chemistry,  therapeutic use*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antineoplastic Agents; 0/Plant Extracts

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