[Effect of turmeric volatile oil on the respiratory tract]. - GreenMedInfo Summary
[Effect of turmeric volatile oil on the respiratory tract].
Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 1998 Oct ;23(10):624-5, inside back cover. PMID: 11599365
OBJECTIVE: Researching the effect of turmeric volatile oil on functions of the respiratory tract.
METHOD: The action of turmeric volatile oil on sputum removing, cough and asthma relieving was observed by vapour inhaling.
RESULT: The volatile oil is significantly active in removing sputum, relieving cough and preventing asthma.
CONCLUSION: Turmeric volatile oil may be an efficacious drug for the treatment of respiratory diseases.