Eucalyptus Compound Found to Reduce Lung Damage in PF Sheep

Eucalyptus Compound Found to Reduce Lung Damage in PF Sheep

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Eucalyptus Compound Found to Reduce Lung Damage in PF Sheep

Pinocembrin, a compound isolated from eucalyptus trees, significantly reduced the signs and symptoms of lung damage in a sheep model of pulmonary fibrosis (PF), a study demonstrated. “We found that pinocembrin improved lung function, attenuated [eased the effect of] lung inflammation, and decreased overall pathology scores compared to damaged lungs that were untreated,” Habamu Derseh, PhD, of the Melbourne Veterinary School at the University of Melbourne, in Australia, and co-lead author of the study, said…

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