Comparative biological activity study on Passiflora incarnata and P. edulis.

@article{Dhawan2001ComparativeBA,
  title={Comparative biological activity study on Passiflora incarnata and P. edulis.},
  author={Kamaldeep Dhawan and Suresh Kumar and Ajay Kr. Sharma},
  journal={Fitoterapia},
  year={2001},
  volume={72 6},
  pages={698-702}
}
The correct identity of Passiflora incarnata and P. edulis was recently established using various parameters. To strengthen these findings, the anxiolytic activity of these two controversial plants has been comparatively investigated. The methanol extract of P. incarnata exhibited significant anxiolytic activity at an oral dose of 125 mg/kg, whereas P. edulis was devoid of any significant activity. 

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