The evaluation of the radioprotective effect of Triphala (an ayurvedic rejuvenating drug) in the mice exposed to gamma-radiation.

@article{Jagetia2002TheEO,
  title={The evaluation of the radioprotective effect of Triphala (an ayurvedic rejuvenating drug) in the mice exposed to gamma-radiation.},
  author={Ganesh Chandra Jagetia and Manjeshwar Shrinath Baliga and Krishna Jayacharya Malagi and M Sethukumar Kamath},
  journal={Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology},
  year={2002},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={
          99-108
        }
}
The effect of 0, 5, 6.25, 10, 12.5, 20, 25, 40, 50 and 80 mg/kg b. wt. of aqueous extract of triphala (an Ayurvedic herbal medicine) administrered intraperitoneally was studied on the radiation-induced mortality in mice exposed to 10 Gy of gamma-radiation. Treatment of mice with different doses of triphala consecutively for five days before irradiation delayed the onset of mortality and reduced the symptoms of radiation sickness when compared with the non-drug treated irradiated controls. The… 
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