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Int J Med Sci 2017; 14(8):729-734. doi:10.7150/ijms.19616

Research Paper

Anti-inflammatory Effects of the Natural Compounds Cortex Phellodendri and Humulus japonicus on Pelvic Inflammatory Disease in Mice

Yeonsu Oh1, Yong-Soo Kwon2, Bae Dong Jung1✉

1. College of Veterinary Medicine & Institute of Veterinary Science, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, 24341, Republic of Korea;
2. College of Pharmacy, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, 24341, Republic of Korea.

Abstract

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an inflammatory and/or infectious disorder of the upper female genital tract, including the uterus, fallopian tubes, and adjacent pelvic structures, that may spread upward to the peritoneum. Currently available treatment options have presented to produce adverse effects of various degrees, such as increased antimicrobial resistance and a limited effective duration of hormones. In the study, the Cortex Phellodendri (CP) and Humulus japonicus (HJ) among natural compounds that are believed to present biological activities with fewer side effects were tested in a PID animal model. The results suggested that the administration CP and HJ reduced clinical signs, inflammatory cytokine expression as well as secretion in uterine tissue, and neutrophil infiltration into the tissue.

Keywords: Pelvic inflammatory disease, Cortex Phellodendri, Humulus japonicus, anti-inflammation.

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How to cite this article:
Oh Y, Kwon YS, Jung BD. Anti-inflammatory Effects of the Natural Compounds Cortex Phellodendri and Humulus japonicus on Pelvic Inflammatory Disease in Mice. Int J Med Sci 2017; 14(8):729-734. doi:10.7150/ijms.19616. Available from http://www.medsci.org/v14p0729.htm