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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 327245, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/327245
Research Article

Chinese Herbal Medicine (Zi Shen Qing) for Mild-to-Moderate Systematic Lupus Erythematosus: A Pilot Prospective, Single-Blinded, Randomized Controlled Study

1Clinical Division, School of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
2Department of Rheumatology, Longhua Hospital, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 725 Wan Ping South Road, Shanghai, China
3Department of Pharmacy, Longhua Hospital, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 725 Wan Ping South Road, Shanghai, China

Received 9 February 2013; Revised 8 April 2013; Accepted 10 April 2013

Academic Editor: Aiping Lu

Copyright © 2013 Linda L. D. Zhong et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

About one gram of three batches granula ZSQ (Lot.060611,060612, 060613) were respectively extracted by about 9 ml methanol for 20 min under ultrasound, then methanol was added till the total volume was 10 ml. After filtration, supernatant was centrifuged at 10,000 r/min for 10 min, and filtered through 0.22 μm PTFE syringe filter. Filtrate was diluted 10 times with methanol and an aliquot of dilution (20 μl) was injected into HPLC-DAD analysis. The details of the quality control was listed as below.

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