Evaluation of anti-ulcerogenic and ulcer-healing properties of Ocimum sanctum Linn.

@article{Dharmani2004EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of anti-ulcerogenic and ulcer-healing properties of Ocimum sanctum Linn.},
  author={Poonam Dharmani and Vijay Kumar Kuchibhotla and Rakesh N. Maurya and Sudhir Srivastava and Sharad K Sharma and Gautam Palit},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2004},
  volume={93 2-3},
  pages={197-206}
}
Ocimum sanctum (OS) is known to possess various therapeutic properties. We evaluated its anti-ulcerogenic activity in cold restraint (CRU), aspirin (ASP), alcohol (AL), pyloric ligation (PL) induced gastric ulcer models in Sprague-Dawley rats, histamine-induced duodenal (HST) ulcer in guinea pigs, and ulcer-healing activity, in acetic acid-induced (AC) chronic ulcer model. We found that OS, decreased the incidence of ulcers and also enhanced the healing of ulcers. OS at a dose of 100 mg/kg was… CONTINUE READING
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