Vasodilator activity of crude methanolic extract of Gentiana kokiana Perr. et Song. (Gentianaceae).

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Gentiana kokiana Perr. et Song. is a plant employed in the traditional medicine of Tuscany (Italy) as antihypertensive remedy. The aim of this work was to evaluate a possible vascular action of the plant and to investigate its mechanism of action. The methanolic extract of roots showed an endothelium-independent vasodilator activity in aortic rings pre… (More)

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@article{Baragatti2002VasodilatorAO, title={Vasodilator activity of crude methanolic extract of Gentiana kokiana Perr. et Song. (Gentianaceae).}, author={Barbara Baragatti and V Roberto Calderone and Lara Testai and Enrica Martinotti and Silvio Chericoni and Ivano Morelli}, journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology}, year={2002}, volume={79 3}, pages={369-72} }