Hepatoprotective activity of ethanolic extracts of bark of Zanthoxylum armatum DC in CCl4 induced hepatic damage in rats.

@article{Ranawat2010HepatoprotectiveAO,
  title={Hepatoprotective activity of ethanolic extracts of bark of Zanthoxylum armatum DC in CCl4 induced hepatic damage in rats.},
  author={Lalitsingh Ranawat and Jigar Bhatt and Jagruti N Patel},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2010},
  volume={127 3},
  pages={777-80}
}
AIM OF THE STUDY Zanthoxylum armatum DC is described as a hepatoprotective in Ayurveda, the Indian system of medicine. However, there is no scientific basis or reports in the modern literature regarding its usefulness as a hepatoprotective agent. The present study was carried out to evaluate the hepatoprotective activity of ethanolic extract of bark of Zanthoxylum armatum DC in CCl(4) induced hepatotoxicity in male Wistar rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS Ethanolic extracts at doses of 100, 200… CONTINUE READING
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