Neuropharmacological Profile of Extracts of Aerial Parts of Convolvulus pluricaulis Choisy in Mice Model
Nasir A Siddiqui 1, Nihal Ahmad 2, Nazia Musthaq 3, Ipshita Chattopadhyaya 3, Rachna Kumria 4, Sumeet Gupta*, 3
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2011
First Page: 11
Last Page: 14
Publisher Id: TONEUJ-8-11
Article History:Received Date: 22/3/2014
Revision Received Date: 3/4/2014
Acceptance Date: 4/5/2014
Electronic publication date: 11/7/2011
Collection year: 2014
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The plant of Convolvulus pluricaulis Choisy was found to be used by different traditional systems and folklore for the treatment of various disorders. The aim of the present study was to investigate the neuropharmacological activity of various extracts of Convolvulus pluricaulis Choisy in albino mice. The animal behavior was evaluated by locomotor activity, tremors activity, sleep inducing model and anxiolytic activity using standard procedures in experimental animal models. The results revealed that ethanolic and aqueous extract showed promising results in terms of statistical manner when compared with control group. In conclusion, this plant exhibits neuorpharmacological activity in tested animals.