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Context: Polyscias fruticosa (L.) Harms (Araliaceae) is used as a traditional remedy for asthma in Ghana. Objective: The objective of this study is to establish the anti-asthmatic property and a possible mode of activity of an ethanol leaf extract of P. fruticosa (PFE). Materials and methods: The...

Author(s)
Koffuor, G. A.; Boye, A.; Kyei, S.; Ofori-Amoah, J.; Asiamah, E. A.; Barku, A.; Acheampong, J.; Amegashie, E.; Awuku, A. K.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Pharmaceutical Biology, 2016, 54, 8, pp 1354-1363
Abstract

Objective: The present study was to investigate the antiasthmatic potential from the flavonoid fraction of Apium leptophyllum fruit (FFALF) to validate its traditional claim. Materials and Methods: The antiasthmatic activity of FFALF was evaluated by histamine or acetylcholine-induced bronchospasm...

Author(s)
Sahoo, H. B.; Rakesh Sagar; Ganesh Patro; Madhulita Panda; Sahoo, S. K.; Priyadarshini, D.
Publisher
Medknow Publications, Mumbai, India
Citation
Journal of Pharmacy and BioAllied Sciences, 2016, 8, 4, pp 341-345
Abstract

The present investigation aimed to evaluate the activity of the essential oil of Mentha arvensis L. on exogenously induced bronchoconstriction in experimental animals. The anti-asthmatic effect of M. arvensis essential oil (MAEO) was studied using histamine aerosol-induced bronchoconstriction in ...

Author(s)
Shilpa Sharma; Rasal, V. P.; Patil, P. A.; Joshi, R. K.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Natural Product Research, 2018, 32, 4, pp 468-472
Abstract

Ethnopharmacological relevance: The sacred tree Peepal (Ficus religiosa family: Moraceae) has numerous therapeutic utility in folk medicine. Aim of the study: It has been reported to be used in ethno medical treatment of asthma and also in epilepsy due to its high serotonin content, which has been...

Author(s)
Deepti Ahuja; Bijjem, K. R. V.; Kalia, A. N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2011, 133, 2, pp 324-328
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Objective: This work was mainly aimed to study the anti-anaphylactic, mast cell stabilizing and antiasthmatic activity of AHR-1 (a polyherbal formulation) which contain various herbal extracts. Methods: The antianaphylactic activity of AHR-1 was evaluated in rats using active anaphylaxis model....

Author(s)
Maheshwari, R. A.; Balaraman, R.; Sailor, G. U.; Parmar, G. R.; Manoj Patel; Seth, A. K.
Publisher
Phcog.Net, Bangalore, India
Citation
Pharmacognosy Journal, 2014, 6, 3, pp 93-99
Abstract

Background: Garcinia kola is popularly used in African traditional medicine for the relief of acute bronchoconstrictive episodes. Objective: In this study, we examined the anti-asthmatic and morphological effects of the ethanol extract of G. kola in animal model. Materials and Methods: Guinea pigs...

Author(s)
Ibulubo, M. T.; Eze, G. I.; Ozolua, R. I.; Baxter-Grillo, D.; Uwaya, D. O.
Publisher
Phcog.Net, Bangalore, India
Citation
Pharmacognosy Research, 2012, 4, 4, pp 203-207
Abstract

The intestinal volvulus is constituted as a surgical emergency, whereas the mechanical obstruction of the bowel compromise the animal's physiology, causing a variety of symptoms, such as anoxia intestinal, circulatory shock, endotoxemia and cardiovascular failure, culminating with the death of the...

Author(s)
Teixeira, G. M. S. L.; Dias, M. M. B.; Medeiros, N. C. de; Mendonça, S. de S.; Gomes, S. L.; Lima, M. A.; Freitas, C. I. A.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (UFERSA), Mossoro, Brazil
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Brasilica, 2013, 7, Suppl. 1, pp 35-36
Abstract

Objective - To review the human and veterinary literature regarding the neurophysiology of dyspnea and to provide evidence for the beneficial effects of several novel therapies aimed at the alleviation of dyspneic sensations. Data Sources - Data sources included scientific reviews, case reports,...

Author(s)
Mellema, M. S.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 2008, 18, 6, pp 561-571
Abstract

During an 18-month period, gastric dilatation was recognized in six guinea-pigs from a colony of about 253 animals. All affected guinea-pigs were breeders aged 8 to 26 months. Clinical signs were tachycardia, dyspnea, cyanosis, and marked abdominal distention. Macroscopic lesions included gastric...

Author(s)
Lee, K. J.; Johnson, W. D.; Lang, C. M.
Citation
Laboratory Animal Science, 1977, 27, 5, I, pp 685-686
Abstract

Venom sacs from approximately 6000 wasps were homogenized, extracted in distilled water and lyophilized. Toxicity of the extract was determined by injection into the tail vein of mice. The LD50 was 117.5 mg/kg. Dialysis or boiling of the venom removed its lethal effects. Further tests showed that...

Author(s)
Ishay, J.; Nadler, E. Z.; Gitter, S.
Citation
Acta Pharmacologica et Toxicologica, 1973, 33, 2, pp 157-160

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