Saffron extract inhibits the glutamatergic synaptic transmittion in rat cortical neurons
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in PSWC, Melbourne (Australia)
- Type: Poster
- By: NIEBER, Karen (University of Leipzig, Institute of Pharmacy, Leipzig, Germany)
- Co-author(s): Hoser, Stefanie (University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany)
Michael, Sebastian (L, Waldheim, Germany)
Background: Crocus sativus L., commonly known as saffron, is a small perennial plant from the Iridaceae family. The main constituents of this plant are volatile compounds and crocins. Saffron is used in traditional medicine for treatment of depression and cancer. Recent clinical data with preliminary character gave support for this use of saffron. .. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.