Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2012 / Article / Fig 6

Research Article

In Vivo Anti-Influenza Virus Activity of Japanese Herbal (Kampo) Medicine, “Shahakusan,” and Its Possible Mode of Action

Figure 6

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. ( ).