Multiple treatment of propolis extract ameliorates carbon tetrachloride induced liver injury in rats.

@article{Bhadauria2008MultipleTO,
  title={Multiple treatment of propolis extract ameliorates carbon tetrachloride induced liver injury in rats.},
  author={Monika Bhadauria and Satendra Kumar Nirala and Sangeeta Shukla},
  journal={Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={46 8},
  pages={2703-12}
}
Propolis, a resinous wax-like beehive product has been used as a traditional remedy for various diseases due to a variety of biological activities of this folk medicine. In the present investigation, an attempt has been made to validate hepatoprotective activity of ethanolic extract of propolis (50-400mg/kg, p.o.) against carbon tetrachloride (CCl(4,) 0.5 ml/kg, p.o.) induced acute liver injury in rats. Silymarin, a known hepatoprotective drug was used as a positive control. Administration of… CONTINUE READING