IB 117 _21 CV Migraine, Periph vasc, Impotence

IB 117 _21 CV Migraine, Periph vasc, Impotence - Europe...

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IB 117 Thomas Carlson Cardiovascular remedies for migraine, peripheral vascular disease, impotence Plant origin Geographic al origin Mechanism of action / therapeutic uses caffeine + ergotamine Caffeine: Coffee robusta Camellia sinensis Theobroma cacao Ilex paraguariensis ergotamine: Claviceps purpurea Treats migraine headaches feverfew inflorecence Tanacetum parthenium Europe Treats migraine headaches aescin and horse chestnut seed extract Aesculus hippocastanum
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Unformatted text preview: Europe Inhibits capillary permeability to protein to tx varicose veins and chronic venous insufficiency pentoxifylline derived from theobromine Theobroma cacao South America Smooth muscle relaxant to dilate blood vessels to treat peripheral vascular disease yohimbine Pausinystalia johimbe West Africa Adrenergic blocker at alpha 1 receptors to treat impotence and use as an aphrodisiac papaverine Papaver somniferum SE Europe Dilates blood vessels to treat impotence...
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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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