Pharmacological basis for the use of Borago officinalis in gastrointestinal, respiratory and cardiovascular disorders.

@article{Gilani2007PharmacologicalBF,
  title={Pharmacological basis for the use of Borago officinalis in gastrointestinal, respiratory and cardiovascular disorders.},
  author={Anwar Ul Hassan Gilani and Samra Bashir and Arif-ullah Khan},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2007},
  volume={114 3},
  pages={393-9}
}
AIM OF THE STUDY In this study, we investigated the crude extract of Borago officinalis leaves (Bo.Cr) for its antispasmodic, bronchodilator, vasodilator and cardio-depressant activities to rationalize some of the traditional uses. MATERIALS AND METHODS Bo.Cr was studied using different isolated tissue preparations including rabbit jejunum, trachea, aorta, and guinea-pig atria. RESULTS Bo.Cr which was tested positive for flavonoids, coumarins, sterols and tannins produced a concentration… CONTINUE READING

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