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={A. Gilani and Samra Bashir and A. Khan},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2007},
  volume={114 3},
  pages={
          393-9
        }
}
  • A. Gilani, Samra Bashir, A. Khan
  • Published 2007
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of ethnopharmacology
  • AIM OF THE STUDY In this study, we investigated the crude extract of Borago officinalis leaves (Bo. [...] Key MethodCr which was tested positive for flavonoids, coumarins, sterols and tannins produced a concentration-dependent relaxation of spontaneous and K+ (80mM)-induced contractions in isolated rabbit jejunum preparations, suggestive of Ca++ antagonist effect, which was confirmed when pretreatment of the tissue with Bo.Cr produced a rightward shift in the Ca++ concentration-response curves like that caused…Expand Abstract
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