Short Communication | Volume: 4, Issue: 2, February, 2014

Anxiolytic activity of Tribulus terrestris on elevated plus maze

Saima Ahmed Sualiha Lutfullah Izhar Ahmed Reshma Farooq Javeid Iqbal   

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Published:  Feb 27, 2014

DOI: 10.7324/JAPS.2014.40220

Tribulus terrestris widely used in Asian countries as soothing effect and decoration especially in festivals and has brain calming effect and it reduces behavior related anxiety and psychic behavior in rodents also. Tribulus terrestris extract produce significantly increase time spent in the open arm of plus maze and rearing significantly increase in elevated plus mazes that shows reduction in anxiety behavior. Increase number of entries in open arm significantly shows anxiety relieving capabilities in treated NMRI mice.

Keyword:     Anxiolytic Tribulus terrestris elevated plus maze psychic behavior.


Saima Ahmed, Sualiha Lutfullah, Izhar Ahmed, Reshma Farooq, Javeid Iqbal. Anxiolytic Activity of Tribulus Terrestris on Elevated Plus Maze. J App Pharm Sci, 2014; 4 (02): 126-128.

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