Antidepressant activity of standardized extract of Bacopa monniera in experimental models of depression in rats.

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Bacopa monniera Wettst. (syn. Herpestis monniera L.; Scrophulariaceae) is a commonly used Ayurvedic drug for mental disorders. The standardized extract was reported earlier to have significant anti-oxidant effect, anxiolytic activity and improve memory retention in Alzheimer's disease. Presently, the standardized methanolic extract of Bacopa monniera… (More)

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@article{Sairam2002AntidepressantAO, title={Antidepressant activity of standardized extract of Bacopa monniera in experimental models of depression in rats.}, author={Krishnamurthy Sairam and M. Dorababu and Raj Kumar Goel and Sujit Bhattacharya}, journal={Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology}, year={2002}, volume={9 3}, pages={207-11} }