Hepatoprotective activity of Glycosmis pentaphylla against paracetamol-induced hepatotoxicity in Swiss albino mice.

@article{Nayak2011HepatoprotectiveAO,
  title={Hepatoprotective activity of Glycosmis pentaphylla against paracetamol-induced hepatotoxicity in Swiss albino mice.},
  author={Siva Shankar Nayak and Ranjeet Jain and Atish Kumar Sahoo},
  journal={Pharmaceutical biology},
  year={2011},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={
          111-7
        }
}
CONTEXT Glycosmis pentaphylla (Retz.) DC (Rutaceae) is a shrub, traditionally used to treat anemia, rheumatism, as an anthelmintic, febrifuge and vermifuge, for jaundice, and liver complaints. OBJECTIVE This study evaluated the hepatoprotective activity of G. pentaphylla against paracetamol-induced hepatotoxicity in Swiss albino mice. MATERIALS AND METHODS Effect of methanol extract (200 and 400 mg/kg) and petroleum ether extract (200 and 400 mg/kg) were studied on paracetamol-induced (250… CONTINUE READING
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