Protective effect of hydroalcoholic extract of Mimusops elengi Linn. flowers against middle cerebral artery occlusion induced brain injury in rats.
Summary of "Protective effect of hydroalcoholic extract of Mimusops elengi Linn. flowers against middle cerebral artery occlusion induced brain injury in rats."
In the traditional Indian and Thai system of medicine, Mimusops elengi Linn., flower is used as brain tonic and to calm anxiety and panic attacks.
Department of Pharmacology, Sree Siddaganga College of Pharmacy, Tumkur 572 102, Karnataka, India.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Journal of ethnopharmacology
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22281124
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2012.01.012
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