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Constituents of the anti-asthma herbal formula ASHMI(TM) synergistically inhibit IL-4 and IL-5 secretion by murine Th2 memory cells, and eotaxin by human lung fibroblasts in vitro.
|Title||Constituents of the anti-asthma herbal formula ASHMI(TM) synergistically inhibit IL-4 and IL-5 secretion by murine Th2 memory cells, and eotaxin by human lung fibroblasts in vitro.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Authors||Jayaprakasam B, Yang N, Wen M-C, Wang R, Goldfarb J, Sampson H, Li X-M|
|Journal||Journal of integrative medicine|
|Date Published||2013 May|
Anti-asthma herbal medicine intervention (ASHMI(TM)), a combination of three traditional Chinese medicinal herbs developed in our laboratory, has demonstrated efficacy in both mouse models of allergic asthma, and a double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial in patients with asthma. This study was designed to determine if the anti-inflammatory effects of individual herbal constituents of ASHMI(TM) exhibited synergy.
|Alternate Journal||J Integr Med|