Effects of Orthosiphon grandiflorus, Hibiscus sabdariffa and Phyllanthus amarus extracts on risk factors for urinary calcium oxalate stones in rats.

@article{Woottisin2011EffectsOO,
  title={Effects of Orthosiphon grandiflorus, Hibiscus sabdariffa and Phyllanthus amarus extracts on risk factors for urinary calcium oxalate stones in rats.},
  author={Surachet Woottisin and Rayhan Zubair Hossain and Chatchai Yachantha and Pote Sriboonlue and Yoshihide Ogawa and Seiichi Saito},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2011},
  volume={185 1},
  pages={323-8}
}
PURPOSE We evaluated the antilithic effect of Orthosiphon grandiflorus, Hibiscus sabdariffa and Phyllanthus amarus extracts on known risk factors for calcium oxalate stones in rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS We divided 30 male Wistar rats into 5 equal groups. Controls were fed a standard diet and the remaining groups received a 3% glycolate diet for 4 weeks to induce hyperoxaluria. One glycolate fed group served as the untreated group and the others were given oral extracts of Orthosiphon… CONTINUE READING