Mediators of Inflammation

Herbal Medicines for Inflammatory Diseases


Publishing date
06 Jun 2014
Status
Published
Submission deadline
17 Jan 2014

Lead Editor

1Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Republic of Korea

2Acupuncture and Meridian Science Research Center, College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Republic of Korea

3Shanghai Key Laboratory of Regulatory Biology, School of Life Science, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China

4Division of Environmental Genetics and Molecular Toxicology, Department of Environmental Health, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA


Herbal Medicines for Inflammatory Diseases

Description

Inflammation is involved in various diseases including asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease, and tendonitis. Moreover, inflammatory responses play roles in the progression of several diseases including cancer, atherosclerosis, diabetes, obesity, and Alzheimer’s disease. Herbal medicines have long been used for preventing or treating diseases including inflammatory diseases. Nonetheless, their effects in inflammatory diseases have not been clearly investigated. Thus, there is an urgent need to improve scientific knowledge for effects of herbal medicines in inflammatory diseases.

The special issue focuses on herbal medicines for inflammatory diseases. We invite researchers to contribute original research and review articles that will provide scientific knowledge for herbal medicines for inflammatory diseases by basic and clinical researches. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Basic researches to explore roles of herbal medicines against inflammatory diseases
  • Clinical trials to access roles of herbal medicines for inflammatory diseases
  • Combinatorial uses of herbal medicines with conventional treatment for inflammatory diseases
  • Analyses of bioactive components in medicinal plant extracts for inflammatory diseases
  • Systematic reviews for inflammatory diseases

Before submission authors should carefully read over the journal’s Author Guidelines for, which are located at http://www.hindawi.com/journals/mi/guidelines/. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal Manuscript Tracking System at http://mts.hindawi.com/submit/journals/mi/hmid/ according to the following timetable:


Articles

  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2014
  • - Article ID 982635
  • - Editorial

Herbal Medicines for Inflammatory Diseases

Seong-Gyu Ko | Chang Shik Yin | ... | KyoungHyun Kim
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2014
  • - Article ID 246407
  • - Research Article

The Protective Effects of the Supercritical-Carbon Dioxide Fluid Extract of Chrysanthemum indicum against Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Acute Lung Injury in Mice via Modulating Toll-Like Receptor 4 Signaling Pathway

Xiao-Li Wu | Xue-Xuan Feng | ... | Zi-Ren Su
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2014
  • - Article ID 319438
  • - Research Article

Oral Administration of Herbal Mixture Extract Inhibits 2,4-Dinitrochlorobenzene-Induced Atopic Dermatitis in BALB/c Mice

Soon Re Kim | Han-Seok Choi | ... | Seong-Gyu Ko
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2014
  • - Article ID 418705
  • - Research Article

Effects of Hyeonggaeyeongyo-Tang in Ovalbumin-Induced Allergic Rhinitis Model

Se Hyang Hong | Soon Re Kim | ... | Seong-Gyu Ko
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2014
  • - Article ID 485927
  • - Research Article

Puerarin Alleviates Neuropathic Pain by Inhibiting Neuroinflammation in Spinal Cord

Ming Liu | Kaijun Liao | ... | Shuyu Yang
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2014
  • - Article ID 231942
  • - Research Article

Boehmeria nivea Attenuates the Development of Dextran Sulfate Sodium-Induced Experimental Colitis

Eun Ju Shin | Mi Jeong Sung | ... | Jin-Taek Hwang
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2014
  • - Article ID 146832
  • - Review Article

Plant-Derived Anti-Inflammatory Compounds: Hopes and Disappointments regarding the Translation of Preclinical Knowledge into Clinical Progress

Robert Fürst | Ilse Zündorf
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2014
  • - Article ID 178931
  • - Research Article

Impact of Wines and Wine Constituents on Cyclooxygenase-1, Cyclooxygenase-2, and 5-Lipoxygenase Catalytic Activity

Zsofia Kutil | Veronika Temml | ... | Premysl Landa
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2014
  • - Article ID 417814
  • - Research Article

Protective Effect of Laminaria japonica with Probiotics on Murine Colitis

Seok-Jae Ko | Youngmin Bu | ... | Jae-Woo Park
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2014
  • - Article ID 406514
  • - Research Article

PMA Induces Vaccine Adjuvant Activity by the Modulation of TLR Signaling Pathway

Dool-Ri Oh | Hu Won Kang | ... | Young Ran Kim
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