Protective effects of Echium amoenum Fisch. and C.A. Mey. against cerebral ischemia in the rats

BACKGROUND This study was designed to evaluate the protective effect of Echium amoenum total anthocyanin extract (ETAE) on partial/transient cerebral ischemia in the rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS Rats received ETAE (50, 100 and 200 mg/kg, i.p.) 30 min before the induction of cerebral ischemia. Cerebral ischemia was induced by bilateral common carotid… (More)