Chinese Herbal Medicine Found Effective in Preclinical Study

Chinese Herbal Medicine Found Effective in Preclinical Study

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Chinese Herbal Medicine Found Effective in Preclinical Study

A Chinese herbal medication called SS-1 can reduce inflammation and improve saliva flow, likely due to an inhibitory effect on dendritic cells — a component of the innate immune system, according to a recent study in a mouse model of Sjögren’s syndrome. The study, “Effect of the Chinese Herbal Medicine SS-1 on a Sjögren’s Syndrome-Like Disease in Mice,” was published in the journal Life. Sjögren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disorder in which a misguided immune…

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