Neurobehavioral Effects of β-Escin

Aescin or β-escin is the main and active constituent of horse chestnut seed used for the treatment of inflammatory edema, venous insufficiency and ischemic ulcerations

Huda J. Waheed; Saad B. Nashtar; Ali I. Al-Gareeb; Hayder M. Al-Kuraishy

2018

Scholarcy highlights

  • Aescin or β-escin is the main and active constituent of horse chestnut seed used for the treatment of inflammatory edema, venous insufficiency and ischemic ulcerations
  • Nitric oxide and prostaglandin F2-α production ; aescin antagonizes the effect of histamine
  • The aim of the present study was to evaluate the neurobehavioral effects of aescin
  • The neurobehavioral effects were assessed by psychomotor performances
  • Aescin produced a significant effect in the amelioration of
  • Short-term therapy with aescin improves the neurobehavioral effects on healthy

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