Healing Effect of Hawthorn ( Crataegus pontica C. Koch) Leaf Extract in Dermal Toxicity Induced by T-2 Toxin in Rabbit

  title={Healing Effect of Hawthorn ( Crataegus pontica C. Koch) Leaf Extract in Dermal Toxicity Induced by T-2 Toxin in Rabbit},
  author={Heibatullah Kalantari and Ali Asghar Hemmati and Mehdi Goudarzi and Hossein Forouzandeh and Mojtaba Kalantar and Nasrin Aghel and Moslem Kiyani Aslani and Tahere Shamsi Ehsan},
  journal={Jundishapur Journal of Natural Pharmaceutical Products},
Background: T-2 toxin is a mycotoxin, exposure to which causes dermal and systemic toxicity. Crataegus pontica (a member of the Rosaceous family) is a small tree with caduceus foliage that is widely distributed throughout the western and central areas of Iran. Objectives: This study was performed to examine the healing effects of creams prepared using Crataegus pontica leaf extract on dermal toxicity induced by T-2 toxin. Methods: Iranian rabbits were used for this study. The back left flanks… 

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