Thunder God Vine / Leigongteng (Tripterygium Wilfordii)

Matthew Capowski

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Molecular analyses of the Chinese herb Leigongteng (Tripterygium wilfordii Hook.f.):

Benefit of an extract of Tripterygium Wilfordii Hook F in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study:

From the above article:
The ethanol/ethyl acetate extract of TWHF shows therapeutic benefit in patients with treatment-refractory RA. At therapeutic dosages, the TWHF extract was well tolerated by most patients in this study.