Empirical, traditional, and alternative treatments

Mauro Picardo, Alain Taïeb

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Trials have tested the use of alternative natural health products for the treatment of the vitiligo. Some prospective controlled, double-blind, and randomized studies have been performed. Traditional Chinese products and plant-derived photosensitizing agents have been proposed, and they are the most tested products.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationVitiligo
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9783540693604
Publication statusPublished - 2010


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Picardo, M., & Taïeb, A. (2010). Empirical, traditional, and alternative treatments. In Vitiligo (pp. 389-391). Springer Berlin Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-69361-1_46