A Review on anti-epileptic activity of seaweed Ecklonia cava
The Present study was undertaken to investigate the Anticonvulsant activity of sea weed extract of Ecklonia cava on electrically and chemically induced seizures in wistar rat. The methanolic seaweed extract was studied for its anticonvulsant activity by using experimental paradigms like Maximal electroshock-induced seizures (MES). Expected to exhibited protection against tonic convulsions induced by MES in wistar rats. Objective of these studies were designed to screen the antiepileptic activity of the seaweed Ecklonia cava in experimental laboratory animals.
Keywords: Antiepileptic Activity, Ecklonia cava (E.C), seizures, Flexon, Hind Limb Extension, Electroencephalography (EEG)
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