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1. US7150888 - Methods and apparatus to prevent colds, influenzaes, tuberculosis and opportunistic infections of the human respiratory system

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United States of America
Application Number 10241441
Application Date 09.09.2002
Publication Number 7150888
Publication Date 19.12.2006
Grant Number 7150888
Grant Date 19.12.2006
Publication Kind B1
IPC
A01N 25/00
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
01AGRICULTURE; FORESTRY; ANIMAL HUSBANDRY; HUNTING; TRAPPING; FISHING
NPRESERVATION OF BODIES OF HUMANS OR ANIMALS OR PLANTS OR PARTS THEREOF; BIOCIDES, e.g. AS DISINFECTANTS, AS PESTICIDES OR AS HERBICIDES; PEST REPELLANTS OR ATTRACTANTS; PLANT GROWTH REGULATORS
25Biocides, pest repellants or attractants, or plant growth regulators, characterised by their forms, or by their non-active ingredients or by their methods of application; Substances for reducing the noxious effect of the active ingredients to organisms other than pests
A61K 51/00
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
KPREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
51Preparations containing radioactive substances for use in therapy or testing in vivo
CPC
A61K 9/007
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
KPREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
9Medicinal preparations characterised by special physical form
0012Galenical forms characterised by the site of application
007Pulmonary tract; Aromatherapy
A61K 9/0078
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
KPREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
9Medicinal preparations characterised by special physical form
0012Galenical forms characterised by the site of application
007Pulmonary tract; Aromatherapy
0073Sprays or powders for inhalation; Aerolised or nebulised preparations generated by other means than thermal energy;
0078for inhalation via a nebulizer such as a jet nebulizer, ultrasonic nebulizer, e.g. in the form of aqueous drug solutions or dispersions
A61K 36/61
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
KPREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
36Medicinal preparations of undetermined constitution containing material from algae, lichens, fungi or plants, or derivatives thereof, e.g. traditional herbal medicines
18Magnoliophyta (angiosperms)
185Magnoliopsida (dicotyledons)
61Myrtaceae (Myrtle family), e.g. teatree or eucalyptus
A61M 11/02
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
MDEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY
11Sprayers or atomisers specially adapted for therapeutic purposes
02operated by air ; or other gas; pressure applied to the liquid ; or other product; to be sprayed or atomised
A61M 11/08
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
MDEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY
11Sprayers or atomisers specially adapted for therapeutic purposes
06of the injector type
08Pocket atomisers of the injector type
A61M 15/08
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
MDEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY
15Inhalators
08Inhaling devices inserted into the nose
Applicants Inhalation, Inc.
Inventors Vail, III William Banning
Vail Marilyn L.
Priority Data 09542703 03.04.2000 US
60328912 12.10.2001 US
60377177 02.05.2002 US
Title
(EN) Methods and apparatus to prevent colds, influenzaes, tuberculosis and opportunistic infections of the human respiratory system
Abstract
(EN)

Strong vapors from eucalyptus oil and tea tree oil are inhaled periodically to prevent respiratory system diseases including colds, flus, pneumonia, tuberculosis, and opportunistic infections in individuals having cystic fibrosis. Apparatus for the periodic inhalation of strong vapors from eucalyptus oil and tea tree oil are provided.