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Pelargonium sidoides root extract for the treatment of acute cough due to lower respiratory tract infection in adults: a feasibility double-blind, placebo-controlled randomised trial

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Pelargonium sidoides DC (Geraniaceae) root extract, EPs®7630 or “Kaloba®”, is a widely used herbal remedy for respiratory infections, with some evidence of effectiveness for acute bronchitis. However, it is not yet widely recommended by medical professionals in the UK. There is a need to undertake appropriately designed randomised trials to test its use as an alternative to antibiotics. The aim was to assess the feasibility of conducting a double-blind rand... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12906-021-03206-4

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ORCID:
0000-0002-5227-3444
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies More from this journal
Volume:
21
Issue:
1
Article number:
48
Publication date:
2021-01-29
Acceptance date:
2021-01-05
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EISSN:
2662-7671
Pmid:
33514367
Language:
English
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1159414
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pubs:1159414
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2021-09-24

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