The in vivo expectorant and antitussive activity of extract and fractions from Reineckia carnea.

@article{Han2010TheIV,
  title={The in vivo expectorant and antitussive activity of extract and fractions from Reineckia carnea.},
  author={Na Han and Chunling Chang and Yichun Wang and Ting Huang and Zhihui Liu and Jun Yin},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2010},
  volume={131 1},
  pages={
          220-3
        }
}
AIM OF STUDY To evaluate the potential expectorant and antitussive activity of a traditional Chinese medicine. MATERIALS AND METHODS The water extract and four fractions of the aerial part of Reineckia carnea were orally administrated to coughing mice induced by ammonium hydroxide and mice injected with phenol red, respectively, to investigate their medification effect on coughing and mucus secretion. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION 90% Ethanol fraction significantly lengthened the latent period of… CONTINUE READING