• Koichiro Tanaka Department of Traditional Medicine, Facluty of Medicine, Toho University, Tokyo, Japan.


Herbs of related species are sometimes used for different medicinal purposes depending on the region and medical system. Clearest difference of this is seen through the comparison between the Western (or the bio) medicine and the Eastern (or the traditional/oriental) medicine. Traditional Chinese Medicine, Traditional Japanese Medicine, or Kampo, and Traditional Korean use the same clinical classics and almost the same herbs. Therefore, here, I would like tocall them “Oriental Medicine†for easier understanding.
Keywords: Oriental Medicine, Advance Medicine, Herbal Pleiotropy


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Tanaka, K. “HERBAL PLEIOTROPY–THE SCIENTIFIC INVESTIGATION MAY ADVANCE MEDICINE”. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vol. 6, no. 7, Aug. 2014, p. I-IV, https://innovareacademics.in/journals/index.php/ijpps/article/view/2424.