Fennel main constituent, trans‑anethole treatment against LPS‑induced acute lung injury by regulation of Th17/Treg function

Zhang S, Chen X, Devshilt I, Yun Q, Huang C, An L, Dorjbat S, He X Molecular Medicine Reports, 2018 ABSTRACT: Fennel, commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine, is known as Foeniculum vulgare Mill. And its clinical application has been shown to target many biological systems including gastroenterology, endocrinology, gynecology and respiratory. The main constituent… Read more »

Antipyretic Effects of Citral and Possible Mechanisms of Action

Emílio-Silva MT, Mota CMD, Hiruma-Lima CA, Antunes-Rodrigues J, Cárnio EC, Branco LGS Inflammation, 2017 ABSTRACT: Citral is a mixture of the two monoterpenoid isomers (neral and geranial) widely used as a health-promoting food additive safe for human and animal (approved by the US Food and Drug Administration). In vitro studies have reported on the capability of citral to reduce inflammation. Here, we report antipyretic effects… Read more »