Research Article

Essential Oil of Ocimum basilicum L. and (−)-Linalool Blocks the Excitability of Rat Sciatic Nerve

Figure 2

Effects of (−)-LIN on CAP sciatic nerve. Panel (a) shows illustrative traces of CAP waves in control, (−)-LIN, and washout conditions. Panel (b) shows the dose-response curve for 1st and 2nd CAP components and panel (c) shows the conduction velocities of CAP after 60 min (−)-LIN exposure. Data are reported as mean ± SEM. , , and indicate , , and , respectively (ANOVA followed by Bonferroni’s post hoc test).