Herb stops cyst formation in kidney

April 30, 2007  
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CM NEWS – Substance triptolide derived from Chinese medicinal herb lei gong teng (???, Tripterygium wilfordii Hook. f., Radix Tripterygium wilfordii, three-wing-nut) has the potential to stop cyst formation in polycystic kidney disease, as reported by the Daily India. This could mean a hope for the first treatment for the disease other than kidney transplant or frequent dialysis. Read more