Effect of Hedera Helix on Lung Histopathology in Chronic Asthma


Hocaoglu A. B., KARAMAN Ö., Erge D. O., ERBİL G., YILMAZ O., KIVÇAK B., ...More

IRANIAN JOURNAL OF ALLERGY ASTHMA AND IMMUNOLOGY, vol.11, no.4, pp.316-323, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Journal Name: IRANIAN JOURNAL OF ALLERGY ASTHMA AND IMMUNOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.316-323
  • Keywords: Airway remodeling, Asthma, BALB-c mice, Hedera helix, Microscopy electron, AIRWAY INFLAMMATION, MURINE MODEL, DRY EXTRACT, IVY PLANT, SAPONINS, CHILDREN, THERAPY, EFFICACY, ALLERGEN
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Hedera helix is widely used to treat bronchial asthma for many years. However, effects of this herb on lung histopathology is still far from clear. We aimed to determine the effect of oral administration of Hedera helix on lung histopathology in a murine model of chronic asthma.