Vol.44, No.4, 2020, pp.649-653, doi:10.32604/biocell.2020.05093
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Ginkgo paste improves tinea corporis in a guinea pig model
  • LIHUA CAO1, MINGSAN MIAO1,*, YAN ZHENG2, HUIYAUN HUANG2, RUI ZHANG2, DANDAN LIU2
1 Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Henan University of Chinese Medicine, Zhengzhou, 450046, China
2 Department of Pharmacology, Henan University of Chinese Medicine, Zhengzhou, 450046, China
* Address correspondence to: Mingsan Miao,
Received 21 December 2018; Accepted 25 February 2019; Issue published 24 December 2020
Abstract
To investigate the effects of Ginkgo paste for external use on tinea corporis in a guinea pig model. The guinea pig tinea corporis model were induced by infection with Trichophyton mentagrophytes strains. And then, high and low doses of Ginkgo water-paste and alcohol-paste were administrated to the animals. The symptom, tinea corporis skin lesions and histopathological aspects of guinea pig were analyzed. High and low doses of Ginkgo alcohol-paste and Ginkgo water-paste could significantly reduced the tinea corporis symptom (P < 0.01), increased negative rate of strain culture (P < 0.01), and improved pathological changes of tinea corporis (P < 0.01). The best efficacy was observed in high dose ginkgo alcohol paste group. These results suggest that Ginkgo paste exhibits the efficacy to treat tinea corporis in a guinea pig model.
Keywords
Ginkgo, Alcohol paste, Tinea corporis, Guinea pig
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CAO, L., MIAO, M., ZHENG, Y., HUANG, H., ZHANG, R. et al. (2020). Ginkgo paste improves tinea corporis in a guinea pig model. BIOCELL, 44(4), 649–653.
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