Salvia officinalis extract in the treatment of patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease: a double blind, randomized and placebo‐controlled trial

@article{Akhondzadeh2003SalviaOE,
  title={Salvia officinalis extract in the treatment of patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease: a double blind, randomized and placebo‐controlled trial},
  author={Shahin Akhondzadeh and Maryam Noroozian and Mohammad Reza Mohammadi and S Ohadinia and Amirhossein Jamshidi and Mousa Khani},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics},
  year={2003},
  volume={28}
}
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