Neuropharmacological profile of aqueous extract of Anaphe venata larva (Notondotidae) in rats.

@article{Bamitale2011NeuropharmacologicalPO,
  title={Neuropharmacological profile of aqueous extract of Anaphe venata larva (Notondotidae) in rats.},
  author={K. Bamitale and M. Akanmu and O. Ukponmwan},
  journal={African journal of traditional, complementary, and alternative medicines : AJTCAM},
  year={2011},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={
          260-6
        }
}
Consumption of Anaphe larva had been reported to cause seasonal ataxia and impaired consciousness. Therefore this study examined the neuropharmacological and mechanism(s) of action of aqueous extract of Anaphe venata in rats. Behavioural effects namely rearing, stretching, sniffing and ataxia were determined after the intraperitoneal administration of aqueous extract of Anaphe larva in rats. Animals were divided into groups and graded doses (100, 200 and 400 mg/kg, i.p.) of extract were… Expand
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