Vasorelaxant and hypotensive effects of a hydroalcoholic extract from the fruits of Nitraria sibirica Pall. (Nitrariaceae).

@article{Senejoux2012VasorelaxantAH,
  title={Vasorelaxant and hypotensive effects of a hydroalcoholic extract from the fruits of Nitraria sibirica Pall. (Nitrariaceae).},
  author={François Senejoux and Corinne Girard and Haji Akber Aisa and Mahinur Bakri and Parhat Kerram and Alain Berthelot and Françoise B{\'e}valot and C{\'e}line Demougeot},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2012},
  volume={141 2},
  pages={629-34}
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Fruits of Nitraria sibirica Pall. are traditionally used in Uighur medicine to treat hypertension. This study aimed to support that folk use by defining their vasoactive and hypotensive properties. MATERIALS AND METHODS The vasorelaxant activity and the underlying mechanisms of a hydroalcoholic extract from the fruits of Nitraria sibirica Pall. (NSHE) were evaluated on thoracic aortic rings isolated from Wistar rats. In addition, the acute hypotensive effect of… CONTINUE READING

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