Evidences for the involvement of monoaminergic and GABAergic systems in antidepressant-like activity of garlic extract in mice

@article{Dhingra2008EvidencesFT,
  title={Evidences for the involvement of monoaminergic and GABAergic systems in antidepressant-like activity of garlic extract in mice},
  author={D. Dhingra and V. Kumar},
  journal={Indian Journal of Pharmacology},
  year={2008},
  volume={40},
  pages={175 - 179}
}
  • D. Dhingra, V. Kumar
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Indian Journal of Pharmacology
  • Objectives: The present study was undertaken to investigate the effect of the ethanolic extract of Allium sativum L. (Family: Lilliaceae), commonly known as garlic, on depression in mice. Materials and Methods: Ethanolic extract of garlic (25, 50 and 100 mg/kg) was administered orally for 14 successive days to young Swiss albino mice of either sex and antidepressant-like activity was evaluated employing tail suspension test (TST) and forced swim test (FST). The efficacy of the extract was… CONTINUE READING
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