Antistressor Effect of Withania somnifera
 
   

Antistressor Effect of
Withania somnifera

This section is compiled by Frank M. Painter, D.C.
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FROM:   J Ethnopharmacol 1999 (Jan);   64 (1):   9193

Archana R, Namasivayam A

Department of Physiology,
Dr ALM PG. Institute of Basic Medical Sciences,
University of Madras,
Taramani, India


Withania somnifera is an Indian medicinal plant used widely in the treatment of many clinical conditions in India. Its antistressor properties have been investigated in this study using adult Wistar strain albino rats and cold water swimming stress test. The results indicate that the drug treated animals show better stress tolerance.


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