Integrating Medical Knowledge: Old Roots and a Modern Science-Based Approach at the University of Milan

  • E. Minelli
  • F. Marotta
  • U. Solimene
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 546)


Traditional phytotherapy is a complex system of skills and practice that belong to the wider system of traditional medicine. Traditional medicine includes great and ancient systems like traditional Chinese medicine, Ayurvedic medicine, Unani medicine and other ethnic systems such as African phytotherapy, Amazonic phytotherapy and so on.


Herbal Medicine Traditional Medicine Intestinal Metaplasia Atrophic Gastritis Chemical Drug 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Minelli
    • 1
  • F. Marotta
    • 2
  • U. Solimene
    • 1
  1. 1.WHO-Center for Traditional Medical Research in Biotechnology & Natural MedicineUniversity of MilanItaly
  2. 2.Hepato-GI Dept.S. Giuseppe HospitalMilanItaly

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