J-GLOBAL ID:200904095868441887  Research Project code:9800029200 Update date:Nov. 14, 2001

Effect of crude drug on immunocompetence

Study period:1994 - 1999
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Investigating Researcher (2):
Research overview:
Herbal medication has been used for curing and preventing various sickness since olden times. Some has been used for curing and treating things like sickness brought on by a viral infection. It is thought that the purpose of herbal medication is to activate the immune system, but how much effect it actually has is not known. The makeup of the immune system is not well understood. The purpose of this research is to investigate the efficacy of herbal medicine on the immune system, and to prove that the medication is effective in both maintaining health and preventing sickness.
Keywords (8):
crude drug ,  antiviral action ,  immunopotentiative action ,  action mechanism ,  health care ,  preventive medicine ,  effectiveness ,  antibody formation
Research program: Ordinary Research

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