JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY, vol.249, 2020 (SCI-Expanded)
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Centaurea kurdica, Antidepressant, Asteraceae, BALB/C, SESQUITERPENE LACTONES, QUANTITATIVE-DETERMINATION, AERIAL PARTS, 2 FLAVONOIDS, BETA-AMYRIN, DEPRESSION, ANTIOXIDANT, MICE, BDNF, L.
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Ethnopharmacological relevance: In Turkish folk medicine, infusions and decoctions prepared from the flowers, fruits and aerial parts of Centaurea kurdica Reichardt (Asteraceae) are used as sedative and antidepressant-like effects of various sedative plants have been identified in many studies. The present study was designed to evaluate the antidepressant activity of this plant.