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Abstract Title:

Oral administration of ginsenoside Rh1 inhibits the development of atopic dermatitis-like skin lesions induced by oxazolone in hairless mice.

Abstract Source:

Int Immunopharmacol. 2011 Apr ;11(4):511-8. Epub 2011 Jan 14. PMID: 21238621

Abstract Author(s):

Hua Zheng, Yunju Jeong, Jeongmin Song, Geun Eog Ji

Article Affiliation:

Hua Zheng

Abstract:

In the present study, we examined the inhibitive effect of ginsenoside Rh1 on oxazolone-induced atopic dermatitis-like skin lesions in hairless mice. Oral administration of ginsenoside Rh1 improved clinical symptoms, and it was confirmed by histophathological analysis. In ginsenoside Rh1 (20mg/kg) group, ear swellings and ear weights were significantly lower than the control group. Moreover, elevation of IL-6 and total IgE levels in serum were suppressed by ginsenoside Rh1 (20mg/kg). In addition, ginsenoside Rh1 (20mg/kg) significantly increased mRNA expression of IFNγ and Foxp3, and slightly decreased IL-4 expression in draining lymph nodes. The results suggest that ginsenoside Rh1 can alleviate inflammatory symptoms in atopic dermatitis (AD) by reduction of IgE and IL-6 levels in peripheral blood, increase of Foxp3 expression in draining lymph nodes and suppression of inflammation in skin regions. Indeed, ginsenoside Rh1 exhibited therapeutic possibility in immune disorders.

Study Type : Animal Study

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