The Effect Of The Chinese Medicine Formula Dong Gui Buxue Tang (Dang Gui And Huang Qi) On Menopausal Symptoms In Hong Kong Chinese Women

Author

Christopher Haines, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Dept of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong

Proceeding

1st International Conference & Exhibition on Women's Health & Asian Traditional (WHAT) Medicine

Date

23/8/2005

Keyword

Chinese women, complementary or alternative medicines, menopausal symptoms, safety, efficacy., Chinese herbal preparation , Dang Gui, Huang Qi

Abstract

Many women are now choosing complementary or alternative medicines for the treatment of menopausal symptoms. However, most of these preparations have not been tested for safety or for efficacy. This is a preliminary report on the effect of a well known Chinese herbal preparation (Dang Gui Buxue Tang) on menopausal symptoms in Hong Kong Chinese women.