Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine

, Volume 16, Issue 3, pp 195–196 | Cite as

Herb-drug interaction: An emerging issue of integrative medicine

  • Hao Xu (徐 浩)
  • Ke-ji Chen (陈可冀)Email author


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© Chinese Association of the Integration of Traditional and Western Medicine and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Integrative Medicine Center for Cardiovascular DiseaseChina-Japan Friendship HospitalBeijingChina

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