Wednesday, September 19, 2018 by Edsel Cook
An animal study demonstrated the ability of ligustrazine to alleviate airway inflammation in mice with neutrophilic asthma. Found in cocoa beans and natto, the chemical compound outperformed a corticosteroid drug when it came to alleviating the inflammation caused by this type of asthma.
The animal trial was supported by the Shandong University. Its findings were published in the Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine.
The researchers believed that ligustrazine shows promise as a means of treating neutrophilic asthma, a slightly different and almost as common form of asthma.
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Liu X-M, Wang Y-B, Wu Q, Bian Z-R, Che X-W. EFFECTS OF LIGUSTRAZINE ON AIRWAY INFLAMMATION IN A MOUSE MODEL OF NEUTROPHILIC ASTHMA. Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine. 30 October 2017;24(5):353–358. DOI: 10.1007/s11655-017-2830-0.
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