Thunder God Vine Indications
Medicinal Tripterygium wilfordii successfully treats a variety of inflammatory and autoimmune conditions. I have gathered the existing indications over time by reading the Chinese and non-Chinese existing documentation. In the background paragraphs from studies and clinical trials, researchers usually make reference to the most common indications.
Indications in autoimmunity
- rheumatoid arthritis,
- systemic lupus erythematosus,
- psoriatic arthritis,
- Crohn’s disease,
- ankylosing spondylitis,
- Hashimoto’s thyroiditis,
- Behcets’ disease,
- kidney transplantation,
Indications in other inflammatory disorders
- a variety of dermatological disorders : eczema, dermatomyositis, erythema multiform, erythema nodosum, recurrent aphthous stomatitis, pemphigus vulgaris, dermatitis herpetiformis, contact dermatitis, palmoplantar pustulosis,
- idiopathic lgA nephropathy,
- reactional states of leprosy,
- Henoch-Schonlein purpura,
- Sweets syndrome,
You may read here and there TGV information related to cancer and weight loss. It is proved that TGV has anti cancer properties and it seems weight loss possible applications at a research level. While research is in progress I haven’t found any documentation of Chinese utilization in this type of indication.
Thunder God Vine safety notice and Common Side Effects : the medicinal TGV safety notice translated from Chinese, and the possible side effects
Thunder God Vine dosage and Common Drug Association : the medicinal TGV dosage page and common drug association that physicians prescribe.
More on medicinal Thunder God Vine indications
If you would like to learn more on the subject, I can suggest that you use Pubmed website which is the US search engine for medical publications. Type “Tripterygium wilfordii”, which is the scientific name of Thunder God Vine. This search returns 1243 results of all sorts. If you take the time to read those that are clinical studies, you will find often cited in the background paragraph at the beginning of the study, the common indications of Medicinal Thunder God vine in China.
Direct access to this search here : https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Tripterygium+Wilfordii
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