Assessment of the hypnotic/sedative effects and toxicity of Passiflora edulis aqueous extract in rodents and humans

Assessment of the hypnotic/sedative effects and toxicity of Passiflora edulis aqueous extract in rodents and humans

Autor Maluf, E. Google Scholar
Barros, HMT Google Scholar
Frochtengarten, Mario Luiz Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Benti, R. Google Scholar
LEITE, JR Google Scholar
Instituição Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Resumo Passiflora species are used in folk medicine as hypnotic and sedative treatments. in this study the hypnotic-sedative effects and toxicity of Passiflora edulis were assessed in rats and mice and in healthy volunteers. It was verified that some samples of Passiflora edulis had a nonspecific central nervous system depressant effect. Furthermore, hepatobiliary and pancreatic toxicity to animals and humans were detected.
Palavra-chave PASSIFLORA-EDULIS
SLEEPING-TIME
SEDATIVE HYPNOTIC EFFECTS
TOXICITY
DEPRESSANT EFFECT
Idioma Inglês
Data de publicação 1991-12-01
Publicado em Phytotherapy Research. W Sussex: John Wiley & Sons Ltd, v. 5, n. 6, p. 262-266, 1991.
ISSN 0951-418X (Sherpa/Romeo, fator de impacto)
Publicador Wiley-Blackwell
Extensão 262-266
Fonte http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ptr.2650050607
Direito de acesso Acesso restrito
Tipo Artigo
Web of Science WOS:A1991GT67400006
Endereço permanente http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/25232

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