Cardiovascular effects of Leonotis leonurus extracts in normotensive rats and in isolated perfused rat heart.

by Obikeze, Kenechukwu

Abstract (Summary)
This thesis discussed the cardiovascular effects of the aqueous leaf extract and a fraction of the methanol extract of Leonotis leonurus, a plant commonly used in traditional medicine in South Africa for the treatment of hypertension and other cardiac problems. The cardiovascular effects was tested on anaesthetized normotensive male Wistar rats and isolated perfused rat hearts.
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School:University of the Western Cape/Universiteit van Wes-Kaapland

School Location:South Africa

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:cardiovascular pharmacology agents leonotis leonurus physiological aspects rats as laboratory animals


Date of Publication:01/01/2004

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