Clitoria ternatea and the CNS.

  title={Clitoria ternatea and the CNS.},
  author={Neeti N Jain and C C Ohal and Sonalee K Shroff and R. Bhutada and Rahul S. Somani and Veena S. Kasture and Sanjay B. Kasture},
  journal={Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior},
  volume={75 3},
The present investigation was aimed at determining the spectrum of activity of the methanolic extract of Clitoria ternatea (CT) on the CNS. The CT was studied for its effect on cognitive behavior, anxiety, depression, stress and convulsions induced by pentylenetetrazol (PTZ) and maximum electroshock (MES). To explain these effects, the effect of CT was also studied on behavior mediated by dopamine (DA), noradrenaline, serotonin and acetylcholine. The extract decreased time required to occupy… CONTINUE READING