Effects of Schisandra chinensis Baillon (Schizandraceae) on lipopolysaccharide induced lung inflammation in mice.

@article{Bae2012EffectsOS,
  title={Effects of Schisandra chinensis Baillon (Schizandraceae) on lipopolysaccharide induced lung inflammation in mice.},
  author={Hyunsu Bae and Ranah Kim and Youngeun Kim and Euijeong Lee and Hye Jin Kim and Young Pyo Jang and Sung-ki Jung and Jin Ju Kim},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2012},
  volume={142 1},
  pages={41-7}
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Schisandra chinensis Baillon (Sc), an anti-inflammatory herb that has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years, is frequently used to treat upper respiratory tract infections. AIM OF THE STUDY This study was conducted to evaluate the ability of a water extract of Sc to prevent airway inflammation both in vitro and in vivo. MATERIALS AND METHODS Human lung alveolar epithelial-derived A549 cells were stimulated with to interleukin-1… CONTINUE READING