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Effects of an aqueous extract of Bridelia ferruginea Benth (Euphorbiaceae) on mammalian heart activity

@article{Anthelme2012EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of an aqueous extract of Bridelia ferruginea Benth (Euphorbiaceae) on mammalian heart activity},
  author={N. S. Anthelme and Zahoui Ouga Stanislas and S. Yaya and T. Flavien},
  journal={International Journal of Biosciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={2},
  pages={47-53}
}
Bridelia ferruginea Benth (Euphorbiaceae) is used in African traditional medicine to treat many diseases. This plant has been used as diuretic. Since, the heart activity of this substance has not been investigated in scientifically controlled studies. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effects of an aqueous extract of Bridelia ferruginea (SEA) on mammalian heart activity. The extracts were administrated intravenously at doses ranging from 0.58×10-3 g/kg to 38.82×10-3 g/kg b.w. to… Expand
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