Figure 1: Screening of traditional Chinese medicines for therapeutic agents targeting liver fibrosis using HSC as a model. Characterizations of medicine-induced HSC cell death are shown. Ten traditional Chinese medicines, including six herb species and four formulas, were used: Graptopetalum paraguayense, Phyllanthus urinaria, Salvia miltiorrhiza, Panax pseudoginseng var. Notoginseng, Bupleurum falcatum L., Astragalus membranaceus, Tao Zen Qian Cao Tang, Er Ju Tang, Jia Wei Xiao Yao San and Da Huang Zhe Chong Wan.