Chinese Herbal Medicines: Natural products remain one of the largest source of new drugs; for millions of years, we have relied on natural products, even in their crudest form, to treat a variety of ailments, from heart disease to skin warts. Chinese herbal medicines, particularly for the treatment of skin disorders have been in use for a long time. The inventions shown below are based on converting anecdotal use of Chinese medicine into a scientific portfolio, to make them better acceptable to regulatory agencies such as FDA that has recently started a new Division of Complimentary and Alternate Medicines to approve these drugs.