Protective role of Bacopa monniera on morphine induced hepatotoxicity in rats.

@article{Sumathy2001ProtectiveRO,
  title={Protective role of Bacopa monniera on morphine induced hepatotoxicity in rats.},
  author={T Sumathy and Srividya Subramanian and Saminathan Govindasamy and Kedike Balakrishna and Gopalsamy Veluchamy},
  journal={Phytotherapy research : PTR},
  year={2001},
  volume={15 7},
  pages={643-5}
}
The protective effect of Bacopa monniera on morphine induced liver antioxidant levels was studied in rats. Oral administration of alcohol extracts of Bacopa monniera induced a significant hepatoprotective effect. In the morphine treated group, a significant increase of lipid peroxidation and a significant decrease in liver antioxidant enzyme levels were observed. Simultaneous administration of morphine and Bacopa extract prevented these alterations. The results of this study showed that Bacopa… CONTINUE READING