Investigation of neuropharmacological activities of ethanolic extract of Dodonaea viscosa seeds

A.M. Krupanidhi, H.M. Vagdevi, C.S. Shreedhara, V.P. Vaidya, K.S. Muralikrishna

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Objective: To study the neuropharmacological activities of the ethanolic extract of Dodonaea viscosa seeds. Materials and methods: Neuropharmacological activities includes behavioural assessment, pentobarbitone-induced sleeping time, motor coordination activity and locomotor activity of the Dodonaea viscosa seeds ethanolic extract was evaluated at the dose of 30 mg/kg and 20 mg/ kg (p.o.) respectively. Results: Ethanolic extract of Dodonaea viscosa seeds potentiated phenobarbitone - induced sleeping time, reduced locomotion and the same extract did not induce motor in coordination at dose levels of 30 mg/kg and 20 mg/kg (p.o.). Conclusion: The results of present study have revealed that the ethanolic extract of Dodonaea vsiscosa showed excellent neuropharmacological activities and there is a scope for further envisage.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)263-268
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Natural Remedies
Volume7
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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Krupanidhi, A. M., Vagdevi, H. M., Shreedhara, C. S., Vaidya, V. P., & Muralikrishna, K. S. (2007). Investigation of neuropharmacological activities of ethanolic extract of Dodonaea viscosa seeds. Journal of Natural Remedies, 7(2), 263-268.