Extract of Synedrella nodiflora (L) Gaertn exhibits antipsychotic properties in murine models of psychosis

@inproceedings{Amoateng2017ExtractOS,
  title={Extract of Synedrella nodiflora (L) Gaertn exhibits antipsychotic properties in murine models of psychosis},
  author={Patrick Amoateng and Samuel Kwaku Adjei and Dorcas Osei-Safo and Kennedy Kwami Edem Kukuia and E Kisseih Oppong Bekoe and Thomas K. Karikari and Samuel Binamin. Kombian},
  booktitle={BMC complementary and alternative medicine},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND The hydro-ethanolic whole plant extract of Synedrella nodiflora (SNE) has demonstrated anticonvulsant, sedative and analgesic effects. Preliminary studies conducted in animals, SNE significantly decreased stereotypic behaviours suggesting antipsychotic potential. Coupled with the central nervous system depressant effects of SNE, we hypothesized that it may have utility in the management of psychosis. The present study therefore investigated the antipsychotic potential of the SNE in… CONTINUE READING
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