Articles

[Effects of ginkgo leave concentrated oral liquor in treating asthma].

Author

Li MH, Zhang HL, Yang BY

Date

4/1997

Journal

Zhongguo Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Za Zhi

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To determine the effects of Ginkgo leave concentrated oral liquor (GLC) on airway inflammation. METHODS: Airway hyperreactivity and clinical symptoms and pulmonary functions of asthma patients were determined. RESULTS: In contrast to placebo group, GLC significantly reduced airway hyperreactivity (P < 0.05) and improved clinical symptoms (P < 0.05), pulmonary functions (P < 0.05) of the asthmatic patients. CONCLUSION: GLC is an effective drug of anti airway inflammation.