Protective effect of Sesbania grandiflora against erythromycin estolate-induced hepatotoxicity.


Sesbania grandiflora, commonly known as 'sesbania', is widely used in Indian folk medicine for the treatment of liver disorders. Oral administration of an ethanolic extract of S. grandiflora leaves (200 mg/kg/day) for 15 days produced significant hepatoprotection against erythromycin estolate (800 mg/kg/day)-induced hepatotoxicity in rats. The increased… (More)