Anti-asthmatic property and possible mode of activity of an ethanol leaf extract of Polyscias fruticosa.

@article{Koffuor2016AntiasthmaticPA,
  title={Anti-asthmatic property and possible mode of activity of an ethanol leaf extract of Polyscias fruticosa.},
  author={George Asumeng Koffuor and Alex Boye and Samuel Kyei and Jones Ofori-Amoah and Emmanuel Akomanin Asiamah and Atsu Barku and Jacqueline Acheampong and Elikplim Amegashie and Albert Kumi Awuku},
  journal={Pharmaceutical biology},
  year={2016},
  volume={54 8},
  pages={1354-63}
}
CONTEXT Polyscias fruticosa (L.) Harms (Araliaceae) is used as a traditional remedy for asthma in Ghana. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study is to establish the anti-asthmatic property and a possible mode of activity of an ethanol leaf extract of P. fruticosa (PFE). MATERIALS AND METHODS The time (min) for pre-convulsive dyspnea, and time for recovery… CONTINUE READING