Antidepressant and anxiolytic activity of Lavandula officinalis aerial parts hydroalcoholic extract in scopolamine-treated rats

@article{Rahmati2017AntidepressantAA,
  title={Antidepressant and anxiolytic activity of Lavandula officinalis aerial parts hydroalcoholic extract in scopolamine-treated rats},
  author={B. Rahmati and Z. Kiasalari and M. Roghani and M. Khalili and Fariba Ansari},
  journal={Pharmaceutical Biology},
  year={2017},
  volume={55},
  pages={958 - 965}
}
  • B. Rahmati, Z. Kiasalari, +2 authors Fariba Ansari
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Pharmaceutical Biology
  • Abstract Context: Anxiety and depression are common in Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Despite some evidence, it is difficult to confirm Lavandula officinalis Chaix ex Vill (Lamiaceae) as an anxiolytic and antidepressant drug. Objective: The effects of L. officinalis extract were studied in scopolamine-induced memory impairment, anxiety and depression-like behaviour. Materials and methods: Male NMRI rats were divided into control, scopolamine alone-treated group received scopolamine (0.1 mg/kg… CONTINUE READING
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