Anticonvulsant activity of β-caryophyllene against pentylenetetrazol-induced seizures

de Oliveira CC, de Oliveira CV, Grigoletto J, Ribeiro LR, Funck VR, Grauncke AC, de Souza TL, Souto NS, Furian AF, Menezes IR, Oliveira MS Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 2016 ABSTRACT: Increasing evidence suggests that plant-derived extracts and their isolated components are useful for treatment of seizures and, hence, constitute a valuable source of… Read more »

β-Caryophyllene, a natural sesquiterpene lactone attenuates hyperglycemia mediated oxidative and inflammatory stress in experimental diabetic rats

Basha RH, Sankaranarayanan C Chemico-biological interactions, 2016 ABSTRACT: Oxidative and inflammatory stress has been implicated in the onset and progression of diabetes mellitus and its complications. The present study was designed to evaluate the effect of ß-Caryophyllene (BCP) on hyperglycemia mediated oxidative and inflammatory stress in streptozotocin (STZ) induced diabetic rats. Diabetes was induced in experimental… Read more »