Abstract Title:

[Effect of turmeric volatile oil on the respiratory tract].

Abstract Source:

Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 1998 Oct ;23(10):624-5, inside back cover. PMID: 11599365

Abstract Author(s):

C Li, L Li, J Luo, N Huang

Article Affiliation:

C Li

Abstract:

OBJECTIVE: Researching the effect of turmeric volatile oil on functions of the respiratory tract.

METHOD: The action of turmeric volatile oil on sputum removing, cough and asthma relieving was observed by vapour inhaling.

RESULT: The volatile oil is significantly active in removing sputum, relieving cough and preventing asthma.

CONCLUSION: Turmeric volatile oil may be an efficacious drug for the treatment of respiratory diseases.

Study Type : Review

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