IB 117 _9 CNS Miscellaneous

IB 117 _9 CNS Miscellaneous - antioxidant Vaccinium spp....

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IB 117  Thomas Carlson Central nervous system  phytomedicines Therapeutic Use:  Mechanism of action Melissa officinalis Sedative, Reduces anxiety Humulus lupulus Sedative, Reduces anxiety emetine from  Psychotria  ipecacuanha emetic Stimulates chemoreceptor zone in  the medulla of the brainstem Lavandula  spp. Sedative, Reduces anxiety Ginkgo biloba Alzheimer’s dementia Increase blood supply to brain, antioxidant Leafy green  vegetables dementia
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Unformatted text preview: antioxidant Vaccinium spp. (blueberries) dementia antioxidant Curcumin from Curcuma longa (tumeric) dementia antioxidant caffeine dementia Blockade of adenosine receptors in brain Cannabis sativa dementia Neuroprotection mediated by blockade of microglial activation rivastigmine derived from physostimine dementia Inhibits enzyme that breaks down acetylcholine in the CNS...
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This note was uploaded on 03/09/2011 for the course IB 117 taught by Professor Professorcarlson during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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