Immunol Invest 2013 19;42(6):470-80. Epub 2013 Jun 19.
Pharmacology Division, Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine C.S.I.R., Jammu, India.
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J Ethnopharmacol 2012 May 17;141(1):526-9. Epub 2012 Feb 17.
Department of Biotechnology, College of Biomedical & Health Science, Research Institute of Inflammatory Diseases, Konkuk University, Chungju 380-701, Republic of Korea.
Ethnopharmacological Relevance: Acorus calamus Linn. (Araceae) is a traditional herbal plant used for centuries to treat various allergic symptoms including asthma and bronchitis.
Aim Of The Study: The present study was focused to provide a pharmacological basis for the traditional use of Acorus calamus in allergic symptoms using the mast cell-dependent anaphylactic reactions in in vitro and in vivo models. Read More
J Ethnopharmacol 2012 May 14;141(1):119-27. Epub 2012 Feb 14.
Graduate Institute of Food Science and Technology, College of Bioresources and Agriculture, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.
Ethnopharmacological Relevance: Adlay (Job's tears, Coix lachryma-jobi L. var. ma-yuen Stapf) has long been used in China to treat rheumatism. Read More
J Ethnopharmacol 2013 Sep 24;149(2):550-6. Epub 2013 Jul 24.
Natural Products Research Institute, College of Pharmacy, Seoul National University, Gwanak-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
Ethnopharmacological Relevance: Laurus nobilis L. (Lauraceae) has been used for folk medicines in the Mediterranean area and Europe to treat various disorders including skin inflammation (dermatitis) and asthma.
Aim Of The Study: Our aim was to investigate the scientific evaluation of the compounds from Laurus nobilis L. Read More
Fitoterapia 2014 Dec 12;99:218-26. Epub 2014 Oct 12.
School of Pharmacy, Heath Science Center Xi'an Jiaotong University, 76#, Yanta Westroad, Xi'an 710061, China. Electronic address:
Allergy is an abnormal immune response to an allergen. Type I hypersensitivity is an immunoglobulin (Ig) E-mediated allergic disorder. Fructus piperis is derived from the ripe fruit of the pepper, which is widely used as a spice in human diets and is also administered as a medicine in many countries. Read More