Anxiolytic-like effects of extracts from Albizzia julibrissin bark in the elevated plus-maze in rats.

@article{Kim2004AnxiolyticlikeEO,
  title={Anxiolytic-like effects of extracts from Albizzia julibrissin bark in the elevated plus-maze in rats.},
  author={Won-Ki Kim and Ji Wook Jung and Nam Yoon Ahn and Hye Rim Oh and Bo Kyung Lee and Jin Kyung Oh and Jae Hoon Cheong and Hyang Sook Chun and Jong Hoon Ryu},
  journal={Life sciences},
  year={2004},
  volume={75 23},
  pages={2787-95}
}
The purpose of the this study was to characterize the putative anxiolytic-like effects of the aqueous extract of Albizzia julibrissin stem bark using the elevated plus maze (EPM) in rats. The water extract of Albizzia julibrissin was orally administered at 10, 50, 100 or 200 mg/kg to adult male SD rats, 1 h before behavioral evaluation in an EPM, respectively. Control rats were treated with an equal volume of saline, and positive control rats buspirone (1 mg/kg). Single or repeated treatment… CONTINUE READING

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