IB 117 _9 CNS Miscellaneous

IB 117 _9 CNS Miscellaneous - Leafy green vegetables...

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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
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Unformatted text preview: Leafy green vegetables dementia 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 Berkeley.

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