The anticonvulsant and sedative properties of stems of Cissus quadrangularis in mice

@inproceedings{Bum2008TheAA,
  title={The anticonvulsant and sedative properties of stems of Cissus quadrangularis in mice},
  author={Elisabeth Ngo Bum and GT Ngoupaye and Emmanuel Talla and Th{\'e}ophile Dimo and Gis{\`e}le C. N. Nkantchoua and M. M Pelanken and G................................................. S................................................. and S. Taiwe},
  year={2008}
}
Cissus quadrangularis Linn grows in Savannah areas in Africa (Cameroon, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal, etc). In traditional medicine, the plant is used to treat anorexia, asthma, sickle cells, colds, pains, malaria, asthma and as an analgesic. In vivo animal models of epilepsy (maximal electroshock, nmethyl -d-aspartate, pentylenetetrazol, isonicotinic hydrazid acid and strychnine -induced convulsions or turning behavior) and insomnia (diazepam -induced sleep) were used. The aqueous extract of the… CONTINUE READING
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