Pharmacodynamic action and mechanism of volatile oil from Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong Hort. on treating headache.

@article{Peng2009PharmacodynamicAA,
  title={Pharmacodynamic action and mechanism of volatile oil from Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong Hort. on treating headache.},
  author={Cheng Peng and Xiaofang Xie and Lan Wang and Li Guo and Tanlian Hu},
  journal={Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={25-34}
}
The volatile oil from Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong Hort. (CXVO) is likely to be the mainly active ingredient of Chuangxiong in curing headache. In this study, oral administration of CXVO (45.0, 90.0, and 135.0 microl/kg) to mice significantly elevated the pain threshold in the hot-plate test and reduced the number of abdominal writhing caused by acetic acid… CONTINUE READING