Antidepressant activity of bark of Saraca indica Linn

Prerana Shetty, M. Krishnamoorthy, K. Vijayanarayana, E. V S Subramanyam, D. S. Satyanarayana

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Abstract

Antidepressant effects of ethanolic extract of the bark of Saraca indica was studied on reserpine induced hypothermia and forced swim test to assess the antidepressant activity. The study revealed that the bark extract at the dose levels of 100, 200 and 400 mg/kg showed significant antidepressant effect in a dose dependent manner.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1075-1080
Number of pages6
JournalAsian Journal of Chemistry
Volume20
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 02-2008

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Shetty, P., Krishnamoorthy, M., Vijayanarayana, K., Subramanyam, E. V. S., & Satyanarayana, D. S. (2008). Antidepressant activity of bark of Saraca indica Linn. Asian Journal of Chemistry, 20(2), 1075-1080.