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Subchronic toxicity studies of the ethanolic root extract of Croton zambesicus.

@article{Okokon2010SubchronicTS,
  title={Subchronic toxicity studies of the ethanolic root extract of Croton zambesicus.},
  author={J. Okokon and P. Nwafor and M. Ekpo},
  journal={Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={
          160-9
        }
}
  • J. Okokon, P. Nwafor, M. Ekpo
  • Published 2010
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences
  • Subchronic toxicity study of the crude root extract of Croton zambesicus (27-81 mg/kg), which is used traditionally as malarial remedy, was carried out in rodents to evaluate the safety profile. Effect of the extract on body weights, haematological indices as well as liver and kidney functions and histology of various organs were investigated. Subchronic treatment of rats for 21 days caused comparable increase in body weights of rats in extract treated and control groups. The extract caused a… CONTINUE READING
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