A Medicinal Plant Blend for Soothing and Anti-inflammatory Effects

Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic inflammatory skin disease that most commonly occurs during early infancy and childhood and is characterized by a chronically relapsing course where symptoms of AD are ameliorated and aggravated repeatedly. Although the pathogenesis of AD is not fully understood, it has been reported that it is associated with multiple immunologic abnormalities.1,2 The most prominent findings of immune dysfunction are the high level of immunoglobulin E (IgE) in peripheral blood and increased IgE production by B cells. In AD, T helper 2 (Th2) cells are mainly activated and then secrete interleukin-4 (IL-4), interleukin-5 (IL-5) and interleukin-10 (IL-10).1, 3, 4

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