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Comparative nootropic effect of evolvulus alsinoides and convolvulus pluricaulis.

@article{Rawat2011ComparativeNE,
  title={Comparative nootropic effect of evolvulus alsinoides and convolvulus pluricaulis.},
  author={Mohan Rawat and Preeti Kothiyal},
  journal={International journal of pharma and bio sciences},
  year={2011}
}
The aim of the present study was to highlight the comparative nootropic effects of Evolvulus alsinoides and Convolvulus pluricaulis using two validated models of memory namely jumping box and elevated plus maze. Evolvulus alsinoides and Convolvulus pluricaulis are regarded as the botanical source of Shankhpushpi along with Clitorea ternatea and Canscora decussata. Shankhpushpi, an important drug of indigenous system of medicine is known as a brain tonic, alterative and laxative. However various… 

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