Abstract Title:

An antidepressant principle of Lobelia inflata L. (Campanulaceae).

Abstract Source:

J Pharm Sci. 1992 Jul;81(7):620-1. PMID: 1403691

Abstract Author(s):

A Subarnas, Y Oshima, Sidik, Y Ohizumi

Article Affiliation:

Pharmaceutical Institute, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan.


A crude methanolic extract of the leaves of Lobelia inflata exhibited antidepressant activity in mice. The extract was fractionated, monitored by the activity, to give beta-amyrin palmitate as an active component.

Study Type : Animal Study

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