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- n. See antispasmodic.
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- adj. antispastic, antispasmodic
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- n. a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)
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Essences can be divided according to these activities: antispasmodic or spasmolytic, stimulatory, hormonal and anti-fermentative.
The present investigation has been undertaken to evaluate the spasmolytic and other pharmacological activities of the extract of this plant, in order to establish an ethnopharmacological basis for its use in traditional medicine.
It can unusually taller the plants that have quinine of platelets, which are hypoglycemic for spasmolytic caryophyllene clotting.
These results suggest that the spasmolytic and vasodilator effects of Mc. Cr root extract are mediated possibly through blockade of voltage-dependent calcium channels and release of intracellular calcium, which may explain the medicinal use of Morinda citrifolia in diarrhea and hypertension.