Pharmacodynamical Effects of Asarone and β-Asarone

DANDIYA et al.1,2 have determined the effect on the central nervous system of Acorus calamus, a drug used in the Indian system of medicine for various ailments including some of the mental disorders. In the present work two fractions ‘asarone’ and ‘β-asarone’ (isolated by Baxter and Kandel) of the volatile oil of Acorus calamus have been investigated with… CONTINUE READING