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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
Investigation on flavonoid composition and anti free radical potential of Sida cordata
BackgroundSida cordata, a member of Family Malvaceae is used in folk medicine for various ailments including liver diseases. In this study we investigated, its flavonoid constituents, in vitroExpand
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
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
Fagonia olivieri prevented hepatorenal injuries induced with gentamicin in rat.
Gentamicin is used clinically against Gram negative bacteria because of its efficacy. However, it causes renal injuries and failure at clinical dosages on account of induced oxidative stress. FagoniaExpand
Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and hypoglycemic effects of Fagonia olivieri DC on STZ-nicotinamide induced diabetic rats - In vivo and in vitro study.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Fagonia olivieri (Zygophyllaceae) is used in Pakistan for management of diabetes and for treatment of stress related disorders of liver and kidneys. The objective ofExpand