Crude extract and purified components isolated from the stems of Tinospora crispa exhibit positive inotropic effects on the isolated left atrium of rats.

@article{Praman2013CrudeEA,
  title={Crude extract and purified components isolated from the stems of Tinospora crispa exhibit positive inotropic effects on the isolated left atrium of rats.},
  author={Siwaporn Praman and Michael J. Mulvany and David Edward Williams and Raymond J Andersen and Chaweewan Jansakul},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2013},
  volume={149 1},
  pages={123-32}
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Tinospora crispa has been used in folkloric medicine for the control of blood pressure. We previously found that an extract of Tinospora crispa and its constituents effect the heart rate and blood pressure in anesthetized rats. AIM OF THE STUDY The aim was to investigate the effects and mechanisms of the Tinospora crispa extract and bioactive components on the rat isolated left atria. MATERIALS AND METHODS Air-dried stems of Tinospora crispa were extracted… CONTINUE READING
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