The selective effect of N-feruloylserotonins isolated from Leuzea carthamoides on nociception and anxiety in rats.

The effects of N-feruloylserotonins, substances isolated from the seeds of Leuzea carthamoides (WILLD.) DC., on nociception and anxiety were studied in Wistar rats. Nociceptive responses were measured using the plantar and tail-flick tests which were administered before and after swimming stress (3 min, water temperature 32 degrees C). Anxiety was evaluated… CONTINUE READING