The Natural Products Journal

Bin Wu
Zhejiang University
Hangzhou
China

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Selected Herbals for Sports Injuries

Author(s): Dudu Ozkum, H. Ulas Yavuz.

Abstract:

Since prehistoric times, herbs have been acclaimed for their efficacy to improve health, accelerate the healing process following injuries and the body’s recovery from exercise. There exists a number of such well known curative and healing herbs like arnica, calendula, St. John’s wort etc, which have been used for treating different kinds of sports injuries. This brief review comes up with an illustration of these promising herbs used as commonest remedies against different sports injuries.

Keywords: Herbs, natural products, exercise, sports injury

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Article Details

VOLUME: 3
ISSUE: 1
Year: 2013
Page: [26 - 29]
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.2174/2210315511303010006