Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2012 / Article / Fig 1

Research Article

A Standardized Chinese Herbal Decoction, Kai-Xin-San, Restores Decreased Levels of Neurotransmitters and Neurotrophic Factors in the Brain of Chronic Stress-Induced Depressive Rats

Figure 1

Schedule of chronic mild stress (CMS) procedure. The CMS protocol consisted of the sequential application of a variety of mild stressors. These stressors were randomly scheduled over a one-week period from Day 1 to Day 7 and repeated for 4 weeks during the entire experiment.