Generic: Thymus Extract
treats Burns, Urinary tract infection, Eczema, Cardiomyopathy, Dermatomyositis, Human papilloma virus, Psoriasis, Glaucoma, Alopecia, Arthritis, Tuberculosis, Systemic lupus erythematosus, Anxiety/stress, Allergy, Respiratory tract infections, Asthma, Encephalitis, Cancer, Diabetes, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Skin conditions, HIV/AIDS, Myelodysplastic syndrome, Warts, Immunostimulation, Liver disease, Keratitis, and Gastritis
This information is based on a systematic review of scientific literature, and was peer- reviewed and edited by contributors to the Natural Standard Research Collaboration (www.naturalstandard.com): Julie Conquer, PhD (RGB Consulting); Rebecca Bramwell, PharmD (Northeastern University); Ashley Brigham, PharmD (Northeastern University); Jessica Clubb, PharmD (Northeastern University); Thuy- Duong Le, PharmD (Oregon State University); Audrey Nealon, PharmD (Northeastern University); Shaina Tanguay- Colucci, BS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Catherine Ulbricht, PharmD (Massachusetts General Hospital); Wendy Weissner, BA (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Jen Woods, BS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration).
BibliographyDISCLAIMER: Natural Standard developed the above evidence- based information based on a thorough systematic review of the available scientific articles. For comprehensive information about alternative and complementary therapies on the professional level, go to www.naturalstandard.com. Selected references are listed below.
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