Antiplatelet and antithrombotic activities of essential oil from wild Ocotea quixos (Lam.) Kosterm. (Lauraceae) calices from Amazonian Ecuador.

@article{Ballabeni2007AntiplateletAA,
  title={Antiplatelet and antithrombotic activities of essential oil from wild Ocotea quixos (Lam.) Kosterm. (Lauraceae) calices from Amazonian Ecuador.},
  author={Vigilio Ballabeni and Massimiliano Tognolini and Simona Bertoni and Renato Bruni and Alessandra Guerrini and Gabriela Moreno Rueda and Elisabetta Barocelli},
  journal={Pharmacological research},
  year={2007},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={23-30}
}
Ocotea quixos essential oil was shown to possess significant inhibitory activity of platelet aggregation and clot retraction in rodent plasma. This study is aimed at fully characterizing the antiplatelet activity of the whole essential oil and its main components trans-cinnamaldehyde and methyl cinnamate also in human plasma, at investigating the mechanism… CONTINUE READING