A trial of Phyllanthus amarus in acute viral hepatitis.

  title={A trial of Phyllanthus amarus in acute viral hepatitis.},
  author={Maniyalath Narendranathan and A. Remla and P. C. Mini and Process Satheesh},
  journal={Tropical gastroenterology : official journal of the Digestive Diseases Foundation},
  volume={20 4},
The study was done to know whether the powders of Phyllanthus amarus plants favourably influence the duration of disease in patients with acute viraus B hepatitis when compared to placebo. The powders of the plant were given in capsule form (300 mg capsules--3 capsules--3 capsules thrice daily) and an antacid powder in similar capsule was used as placebo. Persons with encephalopathy, preexisting medical conditions or serum bilirubin above 350 iu/l were excluded from the study. Fifty seven… CONTINUE READING

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