In Vivo Anti-Influenza Virus Activity of Japanese Herbal (Kampo) Medicine, “Shahakusan,” and Its Possible Mode of Action
Effects of SHS on the proliferation of influenza virus in the nasal and bronchoalveolar cavities of lower respiratory tract infected mice. BALB/c mice were administered orally with water or SHS from one day before to one day p.i. or 3 days p.i. as shown in Figure 2(b). The infectious virus titers in NLF and BALF of influenza virus infected mice were estimated at 2 day p.i. or 4 day p.i. with plaque assay. Values represent means ± S.E. ().