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A new steroidal saponin from Solanum sisymbriifolium roots.
Isonuatigenin-3-O-beta-solatriose (1) was isolated from the roots of Solanum sisymbriifolium. Its structure was determined by spectroscopic methods.
The anxiolytic-like effects of Aloysia polystachya (Griseb.) Moldenke (Verbenaceae) in mice.
An anxiolytic-like profile of action for the extract of Aloysia polystachya without sedative side effect is indicated, being this activity probably mediated by other mechanism than BDZ-bs modulation at the GABA(A) receptors.
The antidepressant-like effects of Aloysia polystachya (Griseb.) Moldenke (Verbenaceae) in mice.
Results indicate an antidepressant-like profile of action for the hydro-ethanolic extract and the component(s) of the ethyl acetate fraction obtained from A. polystachya, which deserve further investigation.
Acute toxicity and general pharmacological effect on central nervous system of the crude rhizome extract of Kyllinga brevifolia Rottb.
The crude hydro-alcoholic rhizome extract of Kyllinga brevifolia Rottb, a popular medicine used in Paraguay, was investigated on mice and produced a significant increase in the hypnotic effect induced by pentobarbital in a dose-dependent manner.
Hypotensive effect of crude root extract of Solanum sisymbriifolium (Solanaceae) in normo- and hypertensive rats.
The hypotensive effect of the crude hydroalcoholic extract from root of Solanum sisymbriifolium Lam. (Solanaceae) was investigated both in normotensive and hypertensive rats. The intravenous
Antihypertensive effect of nuatigenin-3-O-β-chacotriose from Solanum sisymbriifolium Lam. (Solanaceae) (ñuatî pytâ) in experimentally hypertensive (ARH+DOCA) rats under chronic administration.
It is demonstrated that the blood pressure-lowering effect, in clearly hypertensive animals, is reversible and depend upon administration of nuatigenin-3-O-β-chacotriose (B(3-1).
Cardiovascular Action of Nuatigenosido from Solanum sisymbriifolium.
It is suggested that nuatigenosido may play an important role in the therapeutic effects of this herb.
Anxiolytic-like and sedative effects of Kyllinga brevifolia in mice
Findings indicate that K. brevifolia exerts a weak sedative and an interesting anxiolytic-like effect in mice and suggest its potential usefulness for the treatment of anxiety in humans.
Evaluation of Anti-Aggressive Activity of Kyllinga brevifolia in Rodent Model of Aggression
Findings suggest that Kyllinga brevifolia exhibits a general anti-offensive aggressive activity and may be relevant in the treatment of reactive aggression in humans.
Acute and Chronic anti-hyperglycemic effect of Prosopis ruscifolia extract in Normoglycemic and Alloxan-Induced Hyperglycemic Rats
Oral treatment with Prosopis ruscifolia hydroalcoholic extract was effective to reduce fasted blood glucose level, and the body weight gain was less after 28 days in the treated group.