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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 120-125

Effect of ginseng against tuberculosis: A pathway interrelationship analysis

1 TWS Medical Center, Bangkok, Thailand
2 Department of Community Medicine Dr. D. Y. Patil University, Pune, Maharashtra, India; Department of Biological Science, Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji, Nigeria; Department of Tropical Medicine, Hainan Medical University, Haikou, China; Department of Medial Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Nis, Nis, Serbia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Won Sriwijitalai
TWS Medical Center, Bangkok
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/bbrj.bbrj_55_19

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Background: The role of traditional herb in the treatment of infectious diseases is very interesting. There are many researches on the effects of herbs on infectious pathogens. The research on tuberculosis, a common public health disorder, is very interesting. Methods: In this study, the authors performed a network pharmacology analysis to assess the common biological pathway for the pharmacological effect of ginseng and the pathophysiological process of tuberculosis. Results: According to the interrelationship analysis, the authors can identify the common pathway through vimentin, showing that ginseng is useful in the treatment of tuberculosis. Conclusion: Ginseng has been found to be useful for the treatment of tuberculosis.

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