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Cinnamomum camphora Leaves Alleviate Allergic Skin Inflammatory Responses In Vitro and In Vivo

Published on Jul 15, 2019in Toxicological research
· DOI :10.5487/TR.2019.35.3.279
Na-Jin Kang4
Estimated H-index: 4
(Jeju National University),
Sang-Chul Han5
Estimated H-index: 5
(Jeju National University)
+ 4 AuthorsEun-Sook Yoo15
Estimated H-index: 15
(Jeju National University)
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Abstract Ethnopharmacology relevance Cinnamomum camphora (Linn.) Presl (C. camphora) is one of the oldest herbal medicines used as a traditional medicine, owning a wide range of biological functions including anti-bacterial, anti-oxidative, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, insecticidal and repellent activities. Objective The aim of this study was to investigate the antibacterial activity and mechanism of action of the essential oil (EO) from C. camphora. Materials and methods The EO was isolated ...
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