Coriandrum sativum: evaluation of its anxiolytic effect in the elevated plus-maze.

  title={Coriandrum sativum: evaluation of its anxiolytic effect in the elevated plus-maze.},
  author={Masoumeh Emamghoreishi and Mohammad Khasaki and Maryam Fath Aazam},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  volume={96 3},
The clinical applications of benzodiazepines as anxiolytics are limited by their unwanted side effects. Therefore, the development of new pharmacological agents is well justified. Among medicinal plants, Coriandrum sativum L. has been recommended for relief of anxiety and insomnia in Iranian folk medicine. Nevertheless, no pharmacological studies have thus far evaluated its effects on central nervous system. Therefore, the aim of this study was to examine if the aqueous extract of Coriandrum… CONTINUE READING
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