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Journal:   ARCHIVES OF IRANIAN MEDICINE   January 2002 , Volume 5 , Number 1; Page(s) 44 To 47.
 
Paper: 

ANTICONVULSANT EFFECTS OF AQUEOUS ANA ETHANOLIC EXTRACTS OF CROCUS SATIVUS L STIGMAS IN MICE

 
 
Author(s):  HOSSEINZADEH H., KHOSRAVAN V.
 
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Abstract: 
Background-Crocus sativus L. stigma (CSS) has sedative properties and is used in traditional medicine for its anticonvulsant property. Objective-We studied the anticonvulsant activity of the aqueous and ethanolic extracts of CSS in mice in order to evaluate the traditional use of this plant. Methods-The pentylenetetrazole (PTZ) and the maximal electroshock seizure (MES) tests were used for assessing the anticonvulsive effects of this plant. Results-In the PTZ test, CSS delayed the onset of tonic convulsions, but failed to produce complete protection against mortality. In the MES test, both extracts decreased the duration of tonic seizures. Conclusion-The results of this study indicate that the extracts of CSS may be beneficial in both absence and tonic clonic seizures.
 
Keyword(s): CROCUS SATIVUS L. STIGMAS, ANTICONVULSANT ACTIVITY, HERBAL MEDICINE
 
 
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HOSSEINZADEH, H., & KHOSRAVAN, V. (2002). ANTICONVULSANT EFFECTS OF AQUEOUS ANA ETHANOLIC EXTRACTS OF CROCUS SATIVUS L STIGMAS IN MICE. ARCHIVES OF IRANIAN MEDICINE, 5(1), 44-47. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=13045



Vancouver: Copy

HOSSEINZADEH H., KHOSRAVAN V.. ANTICONVULSANT EFFECTS OF AQUEOUS ANA ETHANOLIC EXTRACTS OF CROCUS SATIVUS L STIGMAS IN MICE. ARCHIVES OF IRANIAN MEDICINE. 2002 [cited 2021June23];5(1):44-47. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=13045



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HOSSEINZADEH, H., KHOSRAVAN, V., 2002. ANTICONVULSANT EFFECTS OF AQUEOUS ANA ETHANOLIC EXTRACTS OF CROCUS SATIVUS L STIGMAS IN MICE. ARCHIVES OF IRANIAN MEDICINE, [online] 5(1), pp.44-47. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=13045.



 
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