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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109

Volume 7, Issue 1, May 2013 pp 14-15

Research Article

Experimental Evaluation of Crataegus Oxycantha on Cardiovascular System in Comparison to Digoxin


Prem Verma*, Divya Goel, Rani Walia, Vijay Sehgal, Seema Rani, Garima Bhutani

*Professor, Department of Pharmacology, B.P.S. Government College for Women, Khanpur Kalan (Sonepat) Haryana, INDIA.

Academic Editor : Dr. Aher K.R.



Crataegus Oxycantha administrations resulted in increase in force of contraction of cardiac muscles in frogs heart in situ and isolated perfused rabbit heart. The coronary flow was improved with all doses in isolated perfused rabbit heart and was significant. So Crataegus Oxycantha seema to improve the cardiac functioning in experimental animals and may show the same result in human beings which requires elaborate experimental designs.