| SHORT COMMUNICATION
|Year : 1979 | Volume
| Issue : 2 | Page : 147-149
Effect of essential oils of rhizomes of Hedychium coronarium and Hedychium spicatum on central nervous system :
VK Dixit, KC Varma
Pharmacological investigations of the essential oils of rhizomes of Hedychium coronarium and Hedychium specatum reveal that these oils possess mild tranquillizing action of short duration. They depressed the conditioned avoidance response, rotarod performace and potentiated the pentobarbitone hypnosis and morphine analgesia in rats.
V K Dixit
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