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