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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2015, Article ID 828156, 5 pages
Research Article

Effects of Shengjiang (Zingiberis Rhizoma Recens) and Its Processed Products on Nitric Oxide Production in Macrophage RAW 264.7 Cells

Department of Pharmacy, Shanxi Provincial People’s Hospital, 29 Shuangtasi Street, Taiyuan, Shanxi 030012, China

Received 19 August 2014; Revised 19 September 2014; Accepted 19 September 2014

Academic Editor: Ning Wang

Copyright © 2015 Hui Liao. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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