Flos Farfarae Inhibits Enterovirus 71-Induced Cell Injury by Preventing Viral Replication and Structural Protein Expression.

@article{Chiang2017FlosFI,
  title={Flos Farfarae Inhibits Enterovirus 71-Induced Cell Injury by Preventing Viral Replication and Structural Protein Expression.},
  author={Ya Wen Chiang and Chia Feng Yeh and Ming Hong Yen and Chi Yu Lu and Lien Chai Chiang and Den En Shieh and Jung San Chang},
  journal={The American journal of Chinese medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={299-317}
}
Enterovirus 71 (EV71) infection can cause airway symptoms, brainstem encephalitis, neurogenic shock, and neurogenic pulmonary edema with high morbidity and mortality. There is no proven therapeutic modality. Flos Farfarae is the dried flower bud of Tussilago farfara L. that has been used to manage airway illnesses for thousands of years. It has neuro-protective activity and has been used to manage neuro-inflammatory diseases. However, it is unknown whether Flos Farfarae has activity against… CONTINUE READING