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STUDIES ON WITHANJA ASHWAGANDHA, KAUL, (PART IV) THE EFFECT OF TOTAL ALKALOIDS ON THE SMOOTH MUSCLES·

@inproceedings{MehtaSTUDIESOW,
  title={STUDIES ON WITHANJA ASHWAGANDHA, KAUL, (PART IV) THE EFFECT OF TOTAL ALKALOIDS ON THE SMOOTH MUSCLES·},
  author={V. Mehta and K. Prasad}
}
The pharmacological actions of the total extract of the roots of Withania ashwagandha were reported by Malhotra, Das and Dhalla (3, 4). It was found to have sedative effect in different species of animals, biphasic action on various smooth muscles, prolonged hypotensive, bradycardiac and respiratory stimulating actions. Sastry, DhaIla and Malhotra (7) have isolated the total alkaloids, dulcitol, glucose, hentriacontane and inorganic salts from the roots of the plant. The effects of the total… Expand
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