Anticonvulsant Activity of Hydroalcoholic Extract and Aqueous Fraction of Ebenus stellata in Mice

@inproceedings{Khodaparast2012AnticonvulsantAO,
  title={Anticonvulsant Activity of Hydroalcoholic Extract and Aqueous Fraction of Ebenus stellata in Mice},
  author={Ayeh Khodaparast and Mohammad Sayyah and Soroush Sardari},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of basic medical sciences},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVES Fabaceae is the third largest family of flowering plants. Lack of essential oils in the plants of this family can be considered as an advantage and can favor them in search for safe and antiepileptic medicines. The effects of Fabacea family plants including Ebenus stellata (E. stellata), Sophora alopecuroides and Caesalpinia gilliiesii were evaluated in pentylenetetrazole (PTZ) and maximal electroshock (MES) seizure tests. MATERIALS AND METHODS The hydroalcoholic extracts were… CONTINUE READING