Author Archives: Magdalena Kegel

Gentiopicroside Effectively Fights Lung Fibrosis, Chinese Mouse Study Finds

A natural compound called gentiopicroside effectively lowers inflammation and tissue scarring in a mouse model of pulmonary fibrosis (PF), say researchers at China’s Kunming Medical University. Since the plant-derived compound targets both fibrotic and inflammatory processes, researchers suggested it may be an ideal drug candidate for lung fibrosis — particularly…

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