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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2014, Article ID 974840, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/974840
Research Article

Effects of Young Barley Leaf Powder on Gastrointestinal Functions in Rats and Its Efficacy-Related Physicochemical Properties

1Research and Development Division, Toyo Shinyaku Co. Ltd., 7-28 Yayoigaoka, Tosu-shi, Saga 841-0005, Japan
2Faculty of Health and Welfare Science, Okayama Prefectural University, 111 Kuboki, Soja-shi, Okayama 719-1197, Japan
3Department of Health and Nutrition, Osaka Aoyama University, 2-11-1 Niina, Minoh-shi, Osaka 562-8580, Japan

Received 30 March 2014; Revised 20 June 2014; Accepted 23 June 2014; Published 8 July 2014

Academic Editor: Angelo Antonio Izzo

Copyright © 2014 Motoya Ikeguchi 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.

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