Is Scutellaria Effective for Treating Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis?

Date:2020-02-18 click:0

The clinical application of Scutellaria has a history of more than 2000 years. Now it is still an important medicine for antipyretics, keeping a water balance, and clearing away metabolic waste, which is called antibiotics in traditional Chinese medicine.
1. Antibacterial
Scutellaria has a strong inhibitory effect on microorganisms, and its decoction has a broad-spectrum antibacterial effect and does not produce drug resistance. In addition, it can also resist a variety of fungi, viruses, mycoplasma, chlamydia, and other microorganisms. Scutellaria and its active components inhibit the growth of bacteria, fungi, and chlamydia, which may be related to the inhibition of ATP synthetase, the formation of the microbial membrane, and the inhibition of the expression of some proteins.
Modern research shows that baicalin has a very good inhibitory effect on bacteria such as E.coli, Micrococcus, Staphylococcus hominis, Staphylococcus epidermidis, fungi such as Candida albicans and other microorganisms. The combination of baicalein and baicalin with gentamicin, fluconazole and β - lactam antibiotics will produce a synergistic effect and enhance the antibacterial effect.
2. Anti-inflammatory and analgesic
The anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects are reflected in that baicalin can significantly affect the various functions of leukocytes, so it has a strong inhibitory effect on a variety of acute and chronic inflammatory reactions. Baicalin and baicalein in Scutellaria can produce antipyretic and anti-inflammatory effects by interfering with arachidonic acid metabolic pathway and inhibiting the activity of cytokines.
3. Inhibition on the immune reaction
At the same time, patients don't need to worry about the side effects of this herb. A lot of experiments and research have shown the safety and reliability of Scutellaria. At the same time, it can also enhance the immunity of the body in the process of treatment, so that patients with inflammation can recover faster.

Scutellaria can inhibit the immune response, especially the type I allergy. Scutellaria can improve the immune function of the body because baicalin can improve the function of macrophages and NK cells.
Scutellaria contains a variety of flavonoids and baicalin, etc. Scutellaria baicalensis alcohol extract and decoction also have a diuretic effect. It can effectively relieve the symptoms of a frequent and painful urination.
The toxicity of Scutellaria is very low, the general dose will not cause obvious adverse reactions, but it does not exclude individual inadaptable, so before taking Scutellaria, you must consult a doctor to avoid unnecessary harm to your body.
If Scutellaria is used together with other herbs, its efficacy will be better. Herbal medicine Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill contains over 50 kinds of herbs, such as Scutellaria, plantain and Polygonum aviculare, which can not only effectively cure chronic bacterial prostatitis, but also will not produce any harm or side effects on the body.

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