Comparison of pharmacological activity of hawthorn fruits preparations


Objectives  a comparative study of antidepressant activity and diuretic action of water and water-alcohol preparations of the fruits of Crataegus sanguinea Pall. and Crataegus submollis Sarg.   

Materials and methods. The study covers the water and alcohol-water extracts from the fruits of hawthorn blood-red (Crataegus sanguinea Pall.) and Quebec hawthorn (Crataegus submollis Sarg.). The comparative study of the antidepressant activity and the diuretic action of the preparations was carried out on white mongrel rats of both sexes.

Results. The liquid extracts of fruits Crataegus sanguinea Pall. and Crataegus submollis Sarg. at a dose of 100 µl/kg revealed an antidepressant activity. Decoctions of Crataegus sanguinea Pall. and Crataegus submollis Sarg. at a dose of 100 µl/kg had a pronounced diuretic and saluretic activity. Pharmacotherapeutic effects of the studied preparations can be explained by the presence of flavonoids in them.

Conclusion. The preparations of the fruits of Crataegus sanguinea Pall. and Crataegus submollis Sarg. can be recommended as antidepressant and diuretic agents. The fruits of Crataegus submollis Sarg. are the promising medicinal plant raw materials.

Conflict of Interest: nothing to disclose.

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Для цитирования

Kurkin VA, Zaitceva ENAvdeeva EV, Stenyaeva VV, Shaikhutdinov IKh, Zhdanovа AV. Comparison of pharmacological activity of hawthorn fruits preparations. Science & Innovations in Medicine. 2020;5(2):136-139. doi: 10.35693/2500-1388-2020-5-2-136-139


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