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Hepatoprotective Herbs – A Review

@article{Saleem2010HepatoprotectiveH,
  title={Hepatoprotective Herbs – A Review},
  author={T. M. Saleem and C. Chetty and S. Ramkanth and V. Rajan and K. Kumar and K. Gauthaman},
  journal={International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={1},
  pages={1-5}
}
Liver is a vital organ play a major role in metabolism and excretion of xenobiotics from the body. Liver injury or liver dysfunction is a major health problem that challenges not only health care professionals but also the phar-maceutical industry and drug regulatory agencies. Liver cell injury caused by various toxic chemicals (certain anti-biotic, chemotherapeutic agents, carbon tetrachloride (CCL4), thioacetamide (TAA) etc.), excessive alcohol con-sumption and microbes is well-studied. The… Expand
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