Gastric anti-ulcer activity of silymarin, a lipoxygenase inhibitor, in rats.


Oral treatment with silymarin was found to be effective in the prevention of gastric ulceration induced by cold-restraint stress, in rats. Statistically significant ulcer index values with respect to the control group, were observed. In 6 h pyloric-ligated animals silymarin showed a significant reduction in the number and severity of the ulcers; however, it… (More)


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