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|| Is Oriental Medical Therapy Safe?

Some people think oriental medicine is harmful for liver and kidneys. Almost all medicine, whether they are western or oriental, impose substantial stress on liver and kidneys. The medicines provided at EWCC are made of natural herbs which has passed safety tests. Consequently oriental medicine provided at EWCC does not impose a significant level of stress on liver and kidneys. Safety facts of the anticancer medicines frequently used at EWCC are provided below.


Hang-Am Dan plus (HAD plus)

Hang-Am Plus (HAD plus), an antimetastasis drug was tested to have no toxicity in terms of hematology and histology. It has shown no side effect caused by toxicity imposed on liver or kidneys during the years of clinical uses.
For example, among 320 cancer patients treated with HAD plus for more than 3 months 93.1% of patients showed unchanged or reduced glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase (GOT); and 95% of patients showed unchanged or reduced glutamic-pyruvic transaminase (GPT). This indicates HAD plus has no liver toxicity; but instead, helps recovery of damaged liver. In the clinical toxicity tests on kidney blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and creatinine, indices of kidney inflammation, 92.2% and 93.6% of reduction rates were observed indicating increased kidney functions by intaking HAD plus.


Myun-Yuk Plus (PSM)

Throughout toxicity and clinical tests, Myun-Yuk Plus (PSM), used to increase immunity, has been confirmed to have no toxicity. Among 121 patients treated with PSM at EWCC from January 1, 1998 to October 1, 2000, from 90.6% and 93.9% of patients, equal or lower level of GOT and GPT were observed. Equal of lower level of BUN and creatine were observed from 91.9% and 98.2% of cases. The test results show PSM does not have toxicity on liver or kidneys; but instead, it reduces liver and kidney inflammation.