Scavenging effect and antispasmodic activity of the essential oil of Cyclotrichium niveum

Cetinus Ş. , Goze I., Sarac B. , Vural N.

FITOTERAPIA, cilt.78, sa.2, ss.129-133, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 78 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.fitote.2006.10.006
  • Dergi Adı: FITOTERAPIA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.129-133


The radical scavenging and the spasmolitic activity of Cyclotrichium niveum essential oil were evaluated in vitro. It showed an IC50 of 1750 mu g/ml on DPPH method and dose dependently (0.1, 0.5 and 1 mg/ml) inhibits the contraction induced by carbachol on rabbit bladder from 15 to 100%. Moreover, it was able to inhibit the rat ileum muscle by 30 to 100%. (c) 2006 Elsevier B.V All rights reserved.