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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2016, Article ID 4305074, 10 pages
Review Article

Substitutes for Bear Bile for the Treatment of Liver Diseases: Research Progress and Future Perspective

School of Chinese Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

Received 20 January 2016; Accepted 3 March 2016

Academic Editor: Siyaram Pandey

Copyright © 2016 Sha Li 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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