Increased 5-HT Levels Following Repeated Administration of Nigella sativa L. (Black Seed) Oil Produce Antidepressant Effects in Rats

@inproceedings{Perveen2014Increased5L,
  title={Increased 5-HT Levels Following Repeated Administration of Nigella sativa L. (Black Seed) Oil Produce Antidepressant Effects in Rats},
  author={Tahira Perveen and Saida Haider and Nudrat Anwar Zuberi and Sadia Saleem and Sana Sadaf and Zehra Batool},
  booktitle={Scientia pharmaceutica},
  year={2014}
}
The seeds of Nigella sativa L., commonly known as black seed or black cumin, and its extracts are used in folk medicine in the Middle East and in Asian countries for the promotion of good health and as a remedy for many ailments. These seeds have many acclaimed medicinal properties such as broncho-dilatory, immunopotentiating, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and hypotensive. In the present study, the antidepressant activity following the repeated administration of Nigella sativa L. oil has been… CONTINUE READING
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