Chronic nicotine toxicity is prevented by aqueous garlic extract.

@article{ener2005ChronicNT,
  title={Chronic nicotine toxicity is prevented by aqueous garlic extract.},
  author={G{\"o}ksel Şener and Ahmet Ozer Sehirli and Yeşim Ipçi and Şule Çetinel and Esra Çikler and Nursal Gedik},
  journal={Plant foods for human nutrition},
  year={2005},
  volume={60 2},
  pages={77-86}
}
Based on the potent antioxidant effects of garlic, we investigated the putative protective role of aqueous garlic extract (AGE) against nicotine-induced oxidative organ damage. Male Wistar albino rats (200-250 g) were injected with nicotine hydrogen bitartrate (0.6 mg/kg; i.p.) alone or with aqueous garlic extract (125 mg/kg; i.p.) for 21 days. At the end of the experimental period (22nd day) rats were killed by decapitation. The aorta, heart, kidney and urinary bladder tissues were taken for… CONTINUE READING
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