harmala has a wide range of pharmacological effects including cardiovascular, nervous system, gastrointestinal, antimicrobial, antidiabetic, osteogenic, immunomodulatory, emmenagogue, and antitumor activity among many other effects.
Is harmala an MAOI?
Harmala alkaloids are short-term monoamine oxidase inhibitors. An MAOI acts to inhibit a key enzyme, monoamine oxidase (MAO), in the human body, responsible for processes in the brain and throughout the body.
Is tobacco an MAOI?
Because tobacco smoke contains monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) and decreases MAO activity in smokers, we have combined MAOIs with nicotine to determine whether it is possible to obtain a locomotor response to nicotine in C57Bl6 mice.
Is Harmine legal?
Legal status Harmala alkaloids are considered Schedule 9 prohibited substances under the Poisons Standard (October 2015).
What drugs fall under MAOI?
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved these MAOIs to treat depression:Isocarboxazid (Marplan)Phenelzine (Nardil)Selegiline (Emsam)Tranylcypromine (Parnate)