Thursday, August 09, 2018 by Michelle Simmons
The coralbush (Jatropha multifida Linn.), a medicinal plant from Myanmar, has been reported to contain antimicrobial, antimalarial, and anti-tumor activities. In the study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the anti-influenza activity of coralbush was evaluated.
In conclusion, the findings of the study suggested that the stems of the coralbush posses anti-influenza properties, thus it could be used as an herbal medicine for treating influenza.
Read the full text of the study at this link.
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Shoji M, Woo SY, Masuda A, Win NN, Ngwe H, Takahashi E, Kido H, Morita H, Ito T, Kuzuhara T. ANTI-INFLUENZA VIRUS ACTIVITY OF EXTRACTS FROM THE STEMS OF JATROPHA MULTIFIDA LINN. COLLECTED IN MYANMAR. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 7 February 2017; 17(96). DOI: 10.1186/s12906-017-1612-8