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Evaluation of hepatoprotective effects of Helminthostachys zeylanica (L.) Hook against carbon tetrachloride-induced liver damage in Wistar rats.
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The results showed that significant hepatoprotective effect was obtained against CCl4-induced liver damage, by oral administration of Helminthostachys zeylanica methanolic extract as evident from decreased levels of serum enzymes and an almost normal architecture of the liver, in the treated groups, compared to the controls. Expand
In vitro screening of traditional medicines for anti-hypertensive effect based on inhibition of the angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE).
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Traditional medicines reported to be used as anti-hypertensives or diuretics from different regions in the world (China, India and South America) have been investigated and the crude extracts from seven species inhibit the enzyme by more than 50%. Expand
Ethnomedical information and in vitro screening for angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition of plants utilized as traditional medicines in Gujarat, Rajasthan and Kerala (India).
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Four species of plants utilized as traditional medicines in India were found to possess a high ACE inhibiting ability and were low in their tannin content. Expand
Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors from Jasminum azoricum and Jasminum grandiflorum.
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Fractionation of extracts of the aerial parts of Jasminum azoricum var. Expand
Hepatoprotective studies on Sida acuta Burm. f.
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Phytochemical studies confirmed the presence of the phenolic compound, ferulic acid in the root of Sida acuta, which accounts for the significant hepatoprotective effects observed in the present study. Expand
Hepatoprotective effect of three herbal extracts on aflatoxin B1-intoxicated rat liver.
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It was concluded that the hepatoprotective effects of the three plant extracts observed in this study might result from their potent antioxidative properties. Expand
Anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties of Drynaria quercifolia (L.) J. Smith.
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The results suggest the presence of potent anti-inflammatory and analgesic principles in DQ that justifies its use for alleviating painful inflammatory conditions. Expand
Hepatoprotective effects of Pittosporum neelgherrense Wight&Arn., a popular Indian ethnomedicine.
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Significant hepatoprotective effects were obtained against liver damage induced by all the three liver toxins, as evident from decreased levels of serum enzymes, glutamate oxaloacetate transaminase (SGOT) and an almost normal architecture of the liver in the treated groups, compared to the toxin controls. Expand
Aphrodisiac property of Trichopus zeylanicus extract in male mice.
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Administration of Trichopus zeylanicus leaf (ethanol extract) to male mice stimulated their sexual behaviour as evidenced by an increase in number of mounts and mating performance, and oral administration of a single dose was found to be more effective. Expand
EFFECT OF HEMIGRAPHIS COLORATA (BLUME) H. G. HALLIER LEAF ON WOUND HEALING AND INFLAMMATION IN MICE
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H. colorata leaf paste when applied on the wound promoted wound healing in mice but oral administration was ineffective and the leaf suspension or paste was devoid of anti-inflammatory activity. Expand
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