Effects of Beverage Using Herbs on the Antimicrobial, Anticancer and Antiallergy Activities

약초 음료의 항균효과, 항암효과 및 알레르기 억제효과 검증

  • Park, Eun-Mi (Efficacy and Safety Research Center for Traditional Oriental Medicine, Daegu Hanny University, Kyongbuk Technopark) ;
  • Ye, Eun-Ju (Efficacy and Safety Research Center for Traditional Oriental Medicine, Daegu Hanny University, Kyongbuk Technopark) ;
  • Kim, Soo-Jung (Efficacy and Safety Research Center for Traditional Oriental Medicine, Daegu Hanny University, Kyongbuk Technopark) ;
  • Kim, Sol-Ah (Solawon) ;
  • Bae, Man-jong (Dept. of Oriental Medicine Biofood Science, Daegu Haany University)
  • 박은미 ((재)경북테크노파크 대구한의대학교 한방생명자원특화센터 효능검증원) ;
  • 예은주 ((재)경북테크노파크 대구한의대학교 한방생명자원특화센터 효능검증원) ;
  • 김수정 ((재)경북테크노파크 대구한의대학교 한방생명자원특화센터 효능검증원) ;
  • 김솔아 (솔아원) ;
  • 배만종 (대구한의대학교 한방바이오식품과학과)
  • Published : 2005.08.01


This study was conducted to investigate the effect of beverage (beverage HC and beverage PG) using herbs on antimicrobial activity, proliferation of hepatic cancer cell (Hep3B) lines and sarcoma 180 (S-180) and antiallergy, respectively. Beverage PG showed higher antimicrobial activity than beverage HC against Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Beverage HC and PG showed the tumor suppressive effect in mice injected with S-180 cells. The growth-inhibitoy ratio against tumor cells were $66\%\;for\;10\%$ beverage HC, $61\%\;for\;10\%$ beverage PG. In an anti-cancer test using Hep3B cells, beverage PG showed higher anti-proliferating effect than beverage HC. Beverage PG showed growth-inhibitory effect of $69.2\%\;at\;100\%$ beverage PG. Beverage PG inhibited histamine release from rat peritoneal mast cells (RPMC) activated by compound 48/80. In conclusion, these results suggest that beverage using herbs have an antimicrobial activity, anti-proliferating effect against Hep3B cell and S-180 tumor and will be beneficial in treatment of allergic reaction.


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