An experimental study of the inhibition effect of Pang Qi Ju on influenza viruses

@article{Ruilin1984AnES,
  title={An experimental study of the inhibition effect of Pang Qi Ju on influenza viruses},
  author={Deng Rui-lin and Zhu Jing-yu and Xu Hui-tang and Chen Xiu-zhu and Zhang Ren-jing and Liu Shen-juan and Xie Jian-min and Ye Si-ying},
  journal={Acta Academiae Medicinae Wuhan},
  year={1984},
  volume={4},
  pages={245-247}
}
SummaryPang Qi Ju (Alternanthera philoxeroides Griseb), a Chinese herb, used for the prevention and treatment of respiratory diseases, was tested in this laboratory for its inhibitory effect on the growth of several virus strains in tissue culture and chick embryos. It was found that its alcoholic infusions and tablets made of these infusions could inhibit the growth of several virus strains, including influenza virus types A, B and parainfluenza virus type I (Sendai strain). In addition, they… CONTINUE READING