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namvar Aghdash S, changaei H. Comparison the effects of hydroalcoholic extraction of Hyssopus officinalis L with diazepam on epilepsy in chemical kindling induced by PTZ.. mjms. 2020; 23 (4) :9-16
URL: http://mjms.modares.ac.ir/article-30-48894-en.html
1- department of biology- faculty of basic seinces- Azarbaijan shahid madani university- Tariz- IRAN , siminnamvar2@gmail.com
2- Faculty of basic sciences, Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University, Tabriz, Iran
Abstract:   (833 Views)
Background and Objective: Epilepsy is one of the most complex neurological disease.   Despite existence of synthetics drugs for epilepsy, some patients suffer from side effects of available medicine and unresponsiveness of seizures.  Use of traditional herbal medicine for treatment of disease is proposed as a therapeutic modality.  In attention to components of Hyssopus officinalis L and use of it in folk medicine, the aim of this investigation was to study of the anti-convulsive effects of Hyssopus officinalis L extract on epilepsy
Material and methods: In this experimental study 56 adult male mice divided into 7 groups (n=8) including: 1-control group receiving only Pentylenetetrazole (PTZ), 2- sham group receiving distilled water and 5 experimental groups that 30 minutes before PTZ injection received   hyssopus by gavages in doses of 100, 200, 400 and 800 mg/kg of body weight and diazepam by injection in doses of 2 mg/kg.  Kindling was achieved by 12times intraperitoneal injection of 45 mg/kg of body weight of PTZ at every 48 hours.
Results: Data analysis indicated that treatment with hyssopus has a significant effect on chemical kindling that comparable with diazepam. It decreases progress of seizure phases considerably (P˂0.05) and increases latency time of seizure significantly (P˂0.05) but don’t has significant effect on seizure duration.
Conclusion: The results shows extract of Hyssopus officinalis L has anticonvulsant effect on PTZ kindling. Thus, it may to be beneficial for seizure treatment
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Pharmacology
Received: 2021/01/3 | Accepted: 2021/02/28

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