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Fig. 10 | BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Fig. 10

From: The anti-allergic activity of Cymbopogon citratus is mediated via inhibition of nuclear factor kappa B (Nf-Κb) activation

Fig. 10

Effect of treatment with Cy on mucus production in lung tissue of mice sensitized with Bt antigen. Sections were stained with periodic acid-Schiff (magnification × 400). Sections were stained with hematoxylin-eosin (magnification × 400). Lung sections from animals sensitized and treated with saline a, sensitized with Blomia tropicalis (100 μg/animal) and 4 mg/mL of [AL(OH)3] and treated with saline b, sensitized with Blomia tropicalis (100 μg/animal) and 4 mg/mL of [AL(OH)3] and treated with Cymbopogon citratus hexane extract (CyH) at 60 mg/kg c, 120 mg/kg d, 180 mg/kg e or 3 mg/kg dexamethasone f. Scale bar, 100 μm. Each column represents the mean of the mucus indexes of 5 mice, and the vertical bars represent the standard deviation of the mean. ### p < 0.001 vs. control; *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001 vs. Bt group by ANOVA-Tukey

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