Evaluation of subacute toxicity of methanolic/aqueous preparation of aerial parts of O. sanctum in Wistar rats: Clinical, haematological, biochemical and histopathological studies.

@article{Raina2015EvaluationOS,
  title={Evaluation of subacute toxicity of methanolic/aqueous preparation of aerial parts of O. sanctum in Wistar rats: Clinical, haematological, biochemical and histopathological studies.},
  author={Prerna Raina and C V Chandrasekaran and Mundkinajeddu Deepak and Amit Agarwal and K-G Ruchika},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2015},
  volume={175},
  pages={509-17}
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Ocimum sanctum, commonly known as Holy Basil or Tulsi has been used in Ayurveda as a demulcent, stimulant, expectorant; in the treatment of bronchitis, skin infections, malaria, diarrhoea, dysentery, arthritis, gastric and inflammatory disorders. We have previously shown that methanolic/aqueous extract of O. sanctum did not induce genotoxicity and other toxic effects in acute oral toxicity study. In the present report, we have performed sub-acute toxicity of… CONTINUE READING
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