Fructus Amomi Cardamomi Extract Inhibit Coxsackievirus-B3 Induced Myocarditis in Murine Myocarditis Model.

Coxsackievirus B3 (CVB3) is the main cause of acute myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy. Plant extracts are considered as useful materials to develop new antiviral drugs. We had previously selected candidate plant extracts, which showed anti-inflammatory effects. We examined the antiviral effects by using a HeLa cell survival assay. Among these extracts… CONTINUE READING