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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 894509, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/894509
Research Article

Efficacy of an Extract of Ocimum tenuiflorum (OciBest) in the Management of General Stress: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study

1Clinical Pharmacology, OP Chaudhry Hospital and Research Centre, Lucknow 226 015, India
2General Medicine and Cardiology, Lucknow 226 001, India
3General Medicine, Bhatnagar Nursing Home, Lucknow 226 012, India
4Statistics Centre, Institute for Data Computing and Training, Lucknow 226 012, India
5Sannidhi, Gurgaon, India
6Research and Development Centre, Natural Remedies, Karnataka, Bangalore 560 100, India

Received 20 April 2011; Accepted 12 July 2011

Academic Editor: José Luis Ríos

Copyright © 2012 Ram Chandra Saxena et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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