[Study on the preparation of zedoary turmeric oil spray and its anti-virus effects]

Zhong Yao Cai. 2007 Mar;30(3):342-5.
[Article in Chinese]


Objective: To prepare the Zedoary Turmeric Oil spray and investigate its anti-virus effects.

Methods: According to the Zedoray Turmeric Oil and Glucose Injection, the new dosage of Zedoray Turmeric Oil spray was studied. Antiviral effects of the Zedoary Turmeric Oil spray in the respiratory tract were studied both in vivo and in vitro.

Results: The quality of the Zedoary Turmeric Oil spray was controlled. The influenza virus, parainfluenza Virus I, III, RS virus and AD virus 3,7 could be inhibited slightly, but the parainfluenza Virus II could be obviously inhibited by the Zedoary Turmeric Oil spray.

Conclusion: The Zedoary Turmeric Oil spray's formula is simple, useful and safe.

MeSH terms

  • Antiviral Agents / pharmacology*
  • Curcuma / chemistry*
  • Oils / chemistry*


  • Antiviral Agents
  • Oils