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Investigation of the anxiolytic effects of luteolin, a lemon balm flavonoid in the male Sprague-Dawley rat.

@article{Raines2009InvestigationOT,
  title={Investigation of the anxiolytic effects of luteolin, a lemon balm flavonoid in the male Sprague-Dawley rat.},
  author={T. Raines and Paul Jones and N. Moe and R. Duncan and S. Mccall and T. Ceremuga},
  journal={AANA journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={77 1},
  pages={
          33-6
        }
}
The purpose of this study was to investigate the anxiolytic effects of luteolin and its potential interaction with the gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABAA) receptor in male Sprague-Dawley rats. Lemon balm has traditionally been used as an herbal remedy in the treatment of many medical conditions, including anxiety. Luteolin is a major component of the essential oil lemon balm. We divided 55 rats into 5 groups: (1) control (negative control), (2) luteolin, (3) midazolam (positive control), (4… Expand
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