Compound in Medicinal Herb Shows Anti-fibrotic Potential

Compound in Medicinal Herb Shows Anti-fibrotic Potential

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Compound in Medicinal Herb Shows Anti-fibrotic Potential

Magnesium lithospermate B, a compound found in a traditional Chinese medicinal herb, eased several features of pulmonary fibrosis (PF) in a mouse model of the disorder. According to investigators, the anti-fibrotic effects of this plant compound were comparable to those of Esbriet (pirfenidone), an approved treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), highlighting the compound’s promising therapeutic potential for the treatment of PF. Findings were reported in the study, “Anti-Fibrosis Effects of Magnesium Lithospermate B in…

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