Hepato-protective potential of methanol extract of leaf of Ziziphus mucronata (ZMLM) against dimethoate toxicity: biochemical and histological approach.

@article{Kwape2013HepatoprotectivePO,
  title={Hepato-protective potential of methanol extract of leaf of Ziziphus mucronata (ZMLM) against dimethoate toxicity: biochemical and histological approach.},
  author={Tebogo Elvis Kwape and Padmaja Chaturvedi and John Kamau and Saramma George},
  journal={Ghana medical journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={112-20}
}
BACKGROUND The leaves of Ziziphus mucronata are used locally as food and a health drink; the leaf paste can also be used in the treatment of boils. The root of the plant is usually used in the treatment of a wide range of pains. OBJECTIVE The study was carried out to evaluate the hepatoprotective potential of the methanol leaf extract of Ziziphus mucronata (ZMLM). METHOD The extract was prepared by soaking in 70% methanol/water and rotary evaporation. The phenol content of extract was then… CONTINUE READING

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