Biological effects of Myristica fragrans (nutmeg) extract.

Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
Phytotherapy Research (Impact Factor: 2.4). 07/1999; 13(4):344-5. DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1099-1573(199906)13:4<344::AID-PTR436>3.0.CO;2-E
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ABSTRACT The chloroform extract of nutmeg has been evaluated for antiinflammatory, analgesic and antithrombotic activities in rodents. The extract inhibited the carrageenan-induced rat paw oedema, produced a reduction in writhings induced by acetic acid in mice and offered protection against thrombosis induced by ADP/adrenaline mixture in mice.

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