Effect of Breviscapine on Ischemic Cerebrovascular Disease and Its Clinical Investigation
HE Wei ZENG Fan-Dian(Department of Pharmacology, Gangnan Medical College, Gangzhou 341000) (Institute of Clinical Pharmacology, Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430030)
Breviscapine is a flavone compound extracted from a Chinese herb Erigeron breviscapus (Vant.) Hand.-Mazz. Which has a remarkable activity against platelets and against thrombus formation.It has been used in treatment of cerebrovascular diseases .This article reviews the effects of breviscapine on ischemic cerebrovascular disease and the clinical uses.