Toxicity of aqueous root extract of Cochlospermum planchonii (an anti-malarial herb) in selected tissues of mice

@article{Nafiu2012ToxicityOA,
  title={Toxicity of aqueous root extract of Cochlospermum planchonii (an anti-malarial herb) in selected tissues of mice},
  author={Mikhail Olugbemiro Nafiu and Musbau Adewumi Akanji and M T Yakubu},
  journal={Comparative Clinical Pathology},
  year={2012},
  volume={22},
  pages={1211-1218}
}
Aqueous root extract of Cochlospermum planchonii, an acclaimed anti-malarial herb was investigated for toxicity in selected tissues of mice at the doses of 50, 100, and 250 mg/kg body weight. Twenty Swiss albino mice were completely randomized into four groups: A–D consisting of five animals each. Animals in group A (control) were orally administered with 0.5 ml of distilled water on daily basis for 7 days while those in groups B, C, and D were treated like the control except that they received… CONTINUE READING