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Prevention of CCl4-induced nephrotoxicity with Sonchus asper in rat.
Sonchus asper (SA) is locally used in renal aliments. The present work investigated the antioxidant effects of S. asper methanolic extract (SAME) against CCl(4)-induced nephrotoxicity inExpand
Assessment of Antioxidant Potential, Total Phenolics and Flavonoids of Different Solvent Fractions of Monotheca Buxifolia Fruit
Objectives This study was conducted to investigate the antioxidant potential of methanol extract and its derived fractions (hexane, ethyl acetate, butanol, and aqueous) of fruits of MonothecaExpand
Antimicrobial and phytotoxic screening of various fractions of Sonchus asper
Sonchus asper is used in the treatment of many diseases ethnopharmacologically in Pakistan. In the present manuscript we demonstrate the antimicrobial and phytotoxic effects of various fractions ofExpand
Assessment of phytochemicals, antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities of extract and fractions from Fagonia olivieri (Zygophyllaceae)
BackgroundIn Pakistan Fagonia olivieri (Zygophyllaceae) is commonly used in the indigenous system of medicine for treatment of conditions like diabetes, cancer, fever, asthma, toothache, stomachExpand
Hepatoprotection with a chloroform extract of Launaea procumbens against CCl4-induced injuries in rats
BackgroundLaunaea procumbens (Asteraceae) is used as a folk medicine to treat hepatic disorders in Pakistan. The effect of a chloroform extract of Launaea procumbens (LPCE) was evaluated againstExpand
Prevention of KBrO 3 -induced cardiotoxicity by Sonchus asper in rat
The protective effects of Sonchus asper methanol extract (SAME) against KBrO3-induced oxidative damage in heart tissues of rat were determined in this study. Sprague-Dawley male rats (180 to 200 g)Expand
Antioxidant and hepatoprotective effects of Oxalis corniculata against carbon tetrachloride (CCl 4 ) induced injuries in rat
Many human diseases are caused due to oxidative stress involving excessive production of free radicals that can be ameliorated by the antioxidant activities of plant extracts. Present study wasExpand
Prevention of CCl 4 induced adrenal oxidative stress in rat by Sonchus asper
Sonchus arvensis is used as salad, vegetable and as a human diet in Pakistan, traditionally used in the treatment of various ailments. This study was designed to investigate the mathanol extract ofExpand
Protective effects of Digera muricata (L.) Mart. against carbon tetrachloride induced oxidative stress in thyroid of rat
Protective effects of Digera muricata (DM) methanol extract (DME) were evaluated against the oxidative stress of carbon tetrachloride (CCl 4 ) in the thyroid of male Sprague-Dawley rats. Treatment ofExpand
Evaluation of diverse antioxidant activities of Galium aparine.
Methanol extract and its n-hexane, ethyl acetate, butanol and aqueous fraction of Galium aparine L. (Rubiacea) were evaluated in vitro for their antioxidant capacity (DPPH, superoxide radical,Expand