The investigation of the potential antidepressant-like activity of Xanthium orientale subsp. italicum (Moretti) Greuter in rodents

GÜRAĞAÇ DERELİ F. T. , İlhan M. , Sobarzo-Sanchez E., AKKOL E.

JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY, cilt.258, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Ethnopharmacological relevance: Ethnobotanical surveys revealed that Xanthium orientale subsp. italicum (Moretti) Greuter has been used against central nervous system disorders in Turkish folk medicine. The aim of the present study is to verify the folkloric assertion on this plant. The compounds responsible for the activity were investigated using bioassay-guided fractionation procedures.