Antitussive effect of Cuminum cyminum Linn . in guinea pigs

  title={Antitussive effect of Cuminum cyminum Linn . in guinea pigs},
  author={Mohammad Hossin Boskabady and Sahar Kiani and Hoda Azizi and Tahereh Khatami},
  • Mohammad Hossin Boskabady, Sahar Kiani, +1 author Tahereh Khatami
  • Published 2010
Several therapeutic effects including the effect on asthma and dyspnoea have been described for the seeds of cumin, Cuminum cyminum Linn. In the present study the antitussive effect of this plant was evaluated. The antitussive effects of aerosols of two different concentrations of aqueous and macerated extracts, Codeine and saline were tested on guinea pigs by counting the number of coughs produced due to aerosol of citric acid 10 minutes after exposing animal to aerosols of different solutions… CONTINUE READING