In vivo hemostatic effect of the medicinal plant extract Ankaferd Blood Stopper in rats pretreated with warfarin.

@article{Cipil2009InVH,
  title={In vivo hemostatic effect of the medicinal plant extract Ankaferd Blood Stopper in rats pretreated with warfarin.},
  author={Handan S Cipil and Ali Kosar and Arif Kaya and B. Uz and Ibrahim Celalettin Haznedaroğlu and Hakan Goker and Oktay Ozdemir and Mustafa H. Koroglu and Serafettin Kirazli and Huseyin Cahit Firat},
  journal={Clinical and applied thrombosis/hemostasis : official journal of the International Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={270-6}
}
AIM Ankaferd comprises a mixture of Thymus vulgaris, Glycyrrhiza glabra, Vitis vinifera, Alpinia officinarum and Urtica dioica. Ankaferd Blood Stopper (ABS) has been approved in the management of bleedings. This study aimed to evaluate in vivo hemostatic effect of ABS in rats pretreated with warfarin. MATERIALS AND METHODS Wistar rats (210-270 g) were treated either with warfarin (2 mg/kg) or vehicle (0.9% NaCl) orally before bilateral hind leg amputation. ABS was administered topically to… CONTINUE READING