Anxyiolytic activity of fortified <i>Centella asciatica</i>

Authors

  • Issac Paul PG scholar SDM College of Ayurveda and Hospital Hassan Karnataka
  • Ravi Mundugaru Ravi Mundugaru Research Officer Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology SDM Centre for Research in Ayurveda & Allied Sciences (AYUSH Centre of Excellence and DSIR recognised Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Lakshminarayana Nagar Udupi, Karnataka ? 574118 Mob: +91-9986118401 ravisdm13@gmail.com
  • Narayana Prakash Professor & Head Department of Manasa Roga SDM College of Ayurveda & Hospital Hassan Karnataka
  • Ravishankar Basavaiah 5Professor of Experimental Medicine and Director, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, SDM Centre for Research in Ayurveda and Allied Sciences, Udupi, India 574 118.E- mail- gravishankar2000@yahoo.com

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjp.v10i2.23189

Keywords:

anxiolytic, Centella asiatica, zero maze, mirror chamber

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Author Biographies

Issac Paul, PG scholar SDM College of Ayurveda and Hospital Hassan Karnataka

MD in Ayurveda

Ravi Mundugaru, Ravi Mundugaru Research Officer Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology SDM Centre for Research in Ayurveda & Allied Sciences (AYUSH Centre of Excellence and DSIR recognised Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Lakshminarayana Nagar Udupi, Karnataka ? 574118 Mob: +91-9986118401 ravisdm13@gmail.com

Pharmacology & Toxicology

Narayana Prakash, Professor & Head Department of Manasa Roga SDM College of Ayurveda & Hospital Hassan Karnataka

Manas Roga

Ravishankar Basavaiah, 5Professor of Experimental Medicine and Director, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, SDM Centre for Research in Ayurveda and Allied Sciences, Udupi, India 574 118.E- mail- gravishankar2000@yahoo.com

Pharmacology & Toxicology

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Published

2015-05-15

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Paul, I., R. Mundugaru, N. Prakash, and R. Basavaiah. “/I>”;. Bangladesh Journal of Pharmacology, vol. 10, no. 2, May 2015, pp. 427-9, doi:10.3329/bjp.v10i2.23189.

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