Inhibition of experimental gastric lesion and inflammation by Phyllanthus amarus extract.

Methanolic extract of Phyllanthus amarus Shum & Thonn (Euphorbiaceae) 50, 200, and 1000 mg/kg body weight significantly inhibited gastric lesions, induced by intragastric administration of absolute ethanol (8 ml/kg). Mortality, increased stomach weight, ulcer index, and intraluminal bleeding were reduced significantly by Phyllanthus amarus. Biochemical… CONTINUE READING