Antiinflammatory activities of Rubus coreanus depend on the degree of fruit ripening.

@article{Yang2008AntiinflammatoryAO,
  title={Antiinflammatory activities of Rubus coreanus depend on the degree of fruit ripening.},
  author={Hyun Mo Yang and Sun-mee Oh and Soon Sung Lim and Hyun-kyung Shin and Yang-Seok Oh and Jin-Kyung Kim},
  journal={Phytotherapy research : PTR},
  year={2008},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={102-7}
}
The dried unripe fruit of Rubus coreanus, which is well-known in Korea and referred to as 'Bok-bun-ja', has been employed as a traditional medicine for centuries. This crude drug is utilized in Korea for the management of impotence, spermatorrhea, enuresis, asthma and allergic diseases. The principal objective of the present study was to conduct a comparison of the antiinflammatory effects of ethanol extracts of the unripe (URCE), half-ripened (HRCE) and ripe fruits (RCE) of Rubus coreanus… CONTINUE READING