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Depression

25 June 2012

South African daffodils may offer hope for depression

Scientists have discovered that plant compounds from a South African flower may in time be used to treat diseases originating in the brain – including depression.

Scientists have discovered that plant compounds from a South African flower may in time be used to treat diseases originating in the brain – including depression. At the University of Copenhagen, a number of these substances have now been tested in a laboratory model of the blood-brain barrier. The promising results have been published in the Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology.

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