Prevention of cadmium bioaccumulation by herbal adaptogens

  title={Prevention of cadmium bioaccumulation by herbal adaptogens},
  author={K. Bharavi and A. Raja Gopala Reddy and G S Rao and Prabhat Kumar and D. Srinivas Kumar and P. Prabhu Prasadini},
  booktitle={Indian journal of pharmacology},
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effect of various herbal adaptogens such as shade-dried powders of Withania somnifera, Ocimum sanctum, Asperagus recemosus, Andrographis paniculata, Asphaltum panjabinum (Shilajith), Gymnema sylvestre, Spirulina platensis, and Panex ginseng on cadmium (Cd)-induced oxidative stress and its accumulation in broiler chicken. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 80 male broiler chicks of day old age were randomly assigned to 10 equal groups. Group 1 birds were fed with basal… CONTINUE READING