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Effects of Folia orthosiphonis on urinary stone promoters and inhibitors.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1744535     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Yaa-Knuatmaeo or Folia orthosiphonis showed both favourable and non favourable effects of stone prevention. Uric acid and uric acid containing stone may be prevented by the increased alkalinity of the urine after drinking Orthosiphon tea. The unfavourable effect of orthosiphon being the excretion of oxalate in the urine may result in higher risk of stone formation. However, this study may or may not apply to the stone patients since it has been done only on healthy persons and all parameters were within normal limits. We feel that Orthosiphon tea may be beneficial in prevention of uric acid stone formation. This study was supported by a grant from the Medicinal Herbs Development Fund, Mahidol University.
Authors:
M Nirdnoy; V Muangman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet     Volume:  74     ISSN:  0125-2208     ISO Abbreviation:  J Med Assoc Thai     Publication Date:  1991 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-01-14     Completed Date:  1992-01-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7507216     Medline TA:  J Med Assoc Thai     Country:  THAILAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  318-21     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Drug Evaluation
Humans
Hydrogen-Ion Concentration
Incidence
Plants, Medicinal / physiology*
Risk Factors
Thailand / epidemiology
Urinary Calculi / epidemiology,  physiopathology,  therapy*
Urine / chemistry*

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