Antiulcerogenic Activity of Ethanolic Leaf Extract of Croton Zambesicus Muell. Arg

  title={Antiulcerogenic Activity of Ethanolic Leaf Extract of Croton Zambesicus Muell. Arg},
  author={J. Okokon and Uwem F Umoh and J. Udobang and Emmanuel I. Etim},
  journal={African Journal of Biomedical Research},
  • J. Okokon, Uwem F Umoh, +1 author Emmanuel I. Etim
  • Published 2011
  • Biology, Medicine
  • African Journal of Biomedical Research
  • Croton zambesicus Muell. Arg. is often used in traditional medicine by Ibibios of Niger Delta region of Nigeria for the treatment of several diseases including gastrointestinal disorders especially ulcer. The antiulcer activity of the ethanolic extract of the crude leaf extract was investigated against indomethacin, ethanol and histamine – induced ulcer models in rats. The crude leaf extract of Croton zambesicus (200 – 600mg/kg) significantly (p<0.001) inhibited ulcers produced by the… CONTINUE READING
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