Decreased serum IgE level, decreased IFN-gamma and IL-5 but increased IL-10 production, and suppressed cyclooxygenase 2 mRNA expression in patients with perennial allergic rhinitis after treatment with a new mixed formula of Chinese herbs.

@article{Yang2001DecreasedSI,
  title={Decreased serum IgE level, decreased IFN-gamma and IL-5 but increased IL-10 production, and suppressed cyclooxygenase 2 mRNA expression in patients with perennial allergic rhinitis after treatment with a new mixed formula of Chinese herbs.},
  author={S H Yang and Chang Yee Hong and Catherine L. Yu},
  journal={International immunopharmacology},
  year={2001},
  volume={1 6},
  pages={
          1173-82
        }
}
A new mixed formula of Chinese herbs containing Shin-yi-san + Xiao-qing-long-tang + Xiang-sha-liu-jun-zi-tang by the weight of 9 + 3 + 3 g/day was prescribed for the treatment of patients with perennial allergic rhinitis for 3 months (the composition of each herb is shown in the tables of the article). We classified the patients into high (H-IgE) and low IgE (L-IgE) groups according to the titer of serum total IgE (> 200 KIU/l in H-IgE vs. < 200 KIU/l in L-IgE) and the presence of house dust… CONTINUE READING

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