Studies on cardio-suppressant, vasodilator and tracheal relaxant effects of Sarcococca saligna.

@article{Ghayur2006StudiesOC,
  title={Studies on cardio-suppressant, vasodilator and tracheal relaxant effects of Sarcococca saligna.},
  author={Muhammad Nabeel Ghayur and Anwar Ul Hassan Gilani},
  journal={Archives of pharmacal research},
  year={2006},
  volume={29 11},
  pages={990-7}
}
Sarcococca saligna is a shrub that is traditionally used for its medicinal properties in Pakistan. In this study we report the cardio-suppressant, vasodilator and tracheal relaxant activities of the aqueous-methanolic extract (Ss.Cr) of the plant. Ss.Cr, that tested positive for the presence of saponins, flavonoids, tannins, phenols, and alkaloids, exhibited a dose-dependent (0.3-5 mg/mL) negative inotropic and chronotropic effect on the isolated guinea-pig atrium which was resistant to… CONTINUE READING