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Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2001 Sep;26(9):622-5.

[Effects of fermented Cordyceps powder on pulmonary function in sensitized guinea pigs and airway inflammation in sensitized rats].

[Article in Chinese]

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Zhejiang Respiratory Drugs Research Laboratory of State Drugs Administration of China, Zhejiang University College of Medicine, Hangzhou 310031, Zhejiang, China.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

To study Cordyceps (artificial fermented Cordyceps sinensis(Berk.) Sacc) powderin the treatment of asthma in the animal models.

METHOD:

Pulmonary function and airway inflammation in vivo were investigated.

RESULT:

Cordyceps, 5g.kg-1(ig), significantly inhibited bronchial challenge of ovalbumin-induced change of RL and Cdyn (P < 0.05) and inhibited antigen-induced increase of eosinophils in the BALF of rats (P < 0.05).

CONCLUSION:

The results suggested cordyceps could be applied for the prevention and cure of asthma.

PMID:
12776432
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