Effect of aqueous extract from Nigella sativa L. on guinea pig isolated heart.

Department of Physiology, Ghaem Medical Centre, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, 91735, Iran.
Indian journal of experimental biology (Impact Factor: 0.75). 08/2005; 43(7):635-9.
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ABSTRACT A potent inhibitory effect of aqueous extract from N. sativa on calcium channel of guinea pig heart was found comparable and even greater than that of diltazem. The results may also indicate an opening effect for the plant on potassium channel of isolated heart.

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