Chinese herbal medicine, Shengmai San, is effective for improving circulatory shock and oxidative damage in the brain during heatstroke.

@article{Wang2005ChineseHM,
  title={Chinese herbal medicine, Shengmai San, is effective for improving circulatory shock and oxidative damage in the brain during heatstroke.},
  author={Ning-Lu Wang and Yann-Lin Liou and M. -T. Lin and C Lin and Cheng-Kuei Chang},
  journal={Journal of pharmacological sciences},
  year={2005},
  volume={97 2},
  pages={253-65}
}
The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of Shengmai San (SMS), a traditional Chinese herbal medicine, on heatstroke-induced circulatory shock and oxidative damage in the brain in rats. Anesthetized rats were exposed to a high ambient temperature (43 degrees C) to induce heatstroke. After the onset of heatstroke, the values of mean arterial pressure, cerebral perfusion pressure, cerebral blood flow, and brain partial pressure of O(2) were all significantly lower than those in… CONTINUE READING