Acute and subchronic toxicity assessment of debitterized fenugreek powder in the mouse and rat.

@article{Muralidhara1999AcuteAS,
  title={Acute and subchronic toxicity assessment of debitterized fenugreek powder in the mouse and rat.},
  author={Muralidhara and K N Narasimhamurthy and Sanjay Chamarajanagar Viswanatha and Bilimagga S Ramesh},
  journal={Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association},
  year={1999},
  volume={37 8},
  pages={
          831-8
        }
}
Increased human use of fenugreek seeds (Trigonella foenum graecum) entails the generation of toxicity data in experimental animals. In this investigation, toxic effects of debitterized fenugreek (DFG) powder have been assessed following acute and subchronic regimens in mice and rats. In the acute study, DFG powder intragastrically administered to albino mice (CFT-Swiss, Mus musculus) and albino rats (CFT-Wistar, Rattus norvegicus) of both sexes failed to induce any signs of toxicity or… CONTINUE READING
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