Acid buffering effects of aqueous leaf extract of Ocimum gratissimum L. in the rabbit stomach.

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BACKGROUND/AIMS Although the gastroprotective properties of Ocimum gratissimum L. have been mentioned, the exact mechanism is yet to be explored. Since acid output plays a significant role in the pathogenesis of gastric ulceration, the present study was aimed at investigating the effect of leaf extract of Ocimum gratissimum on gastric luminal pH, acid… (More)

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