Hepatoprotective and anti-inflammatory effects of a traditional medicinal plant of Chile, Peumus boldus.

@article{Lanhers1991HepatoprotectiveAA,
  title={Hepatoprotective and anti-inflammatory effects of a traditional medicinal plant of Chile, Peumus boldus.},
  author={M C Lanhers and Michel Joyeux and Rachid Soulimani and J Fleurentin and M Sayag and F. Du Mortier and Chafique Younos and Juanita Pelt},
  journal={Planta medica},
  year={1991},
  volume={57 2},
  pages={110-5}
}
Dried hydro-alcoholic extract of Peumus boldus (Monimiaceae) has been evaluated for hepatoprotective, choleretic and anti-inflammatory effects in mice and rats, in order to validate or to invalidate traditional therapeutic indications. This extract exerted a significant hepatoprotection of tert-butyl hydroperoxide-induced hepatotoxicity in isolated rat hepatocytes (in vitro technique) by reducing the lipid peroxidation and the enzymatic leakage of LDH; this in vitro efficacy was reinforced by a… CONTINUE READING

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