Evidence for nootropic effect of BR-16A (Mentat), a herbal psychotropic preparation, in mice.


BR-16A (Mentat 50-500 mg/kg) improved acquisition and retention of a passive avoidance task in a step-down paradigm in mice. BR-16A (50-500 mg/kg) reversed scopolamine (0.3 mg/kg)-induced disruption of acquisition and retention. BR 16-A (50 and 100 mg/kg) attenuated amnesia produced by the acute treatment with electroconvulsive shock (ECS), immediately… (More)


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