Pharmacological evaluation of Bioactive Principle of Turnera aphrodisiaca

  title={Pharmacological evaluation of Bioactive Principle of Turnera aphrodisiaca},
  author={Shiv Kumar and Reecha Madaan and Ajay Sharma},
  booktitle={Indian journal of pharmaceutical sciences},
In the present investigation, pharmacological evaluation of apigenin, a bioactive principle of Turnera aphrodisiaca Ward (Turneraceae) was carried out. Apigenin was evaluated for antianxiety activity at a dose of 2 mg/kg using well established models of anxiety, the hole board test, light/dark test and mirrored chamber test. Apigenin significantly increased head dipping in hole board test. Further, apigenin increased latency to leave light zone and the time spent in light compartment of light… CONTINUE READING
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