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Title: Therapeutics
Issue Date: Feb-2004
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: A number of medicinal plants exist that are used in traditional and folk medicines of Iran and some other parts of the world, which are known as stimulants of uterus, menstruation inducers or abortive herbs. Some herbs and their fruits are being widely used as food additives or as herbal remedies for various diseases but there is no report on their effect as uterus stimulants. Therefore, Sadraei and others investigated the potential effect of these putative stimulants for induction and/or potentiation of uterus contraction in vitro and to look for a relaxant effect essential oil of Zataria multiflora Boiss. and Carum carvi Linn. and hydro-alcoholic extracts of Passiflora incarnata Linn., Berberis integerrima Bunge and Crocus sativus Linn. on rat isolated uterus contractions in vitro.
Page(s): 33-38
ISSN: 0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)
Appears in Collections:NPR Vol.3(1) [January-February 2004]

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