Effects of a dragonfly (Anax i.) homeopathic remedy on learning, memory and cell morphology in mice


Mutlu O. , Ulak G. , Kokturk S., Celikyurt I. K. , Tanyeri P., Akar F. , ...More

HOMEOPATHY, vol.105, pp.96-101, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 105
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.homp.2015.07.004
  • Title of Journal : HOMEOPATHY
  • Page Numbers: pp.96-101

Abstract

Background: Homeopathy is a form of alternative medicine in which uses highly diluted preparations that are believed to cause healthy people to exhibit symptoms similar to those exhibited by patients. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of dragonfly (Anax imperator, Anax i.) on learning and memory in naive mice using the Morris water maze (MWM) test; moreover, the effects of dragonfly on MK-801-induced cognitive dysfunction were evaluated.