Acupuncture & herbs relieve ulcerative colitis
HealthCMI, 3 June 2014

Researchers conclude that acupuncture combined with herbal medicine helps to eliminate ulcerative colitis. Researchers in China wanted to know if acupuncture and herbal medicine combined with pharmaceutical medications is more effective than using only drugs. The study group receiving acupuncture and herbs combined with drugs had a total effective rate of 93.1%. The group that only received drugs had a 75.86% total effective rate. The researchers concluded that acupuncture and herbal medicine consistently enhances clinical outcomes for patients with ulcerative colitis.