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Ulcerogenic and gastric acid stimulating actions of ethanolic root extract of Gonglonema latifolium in rats

@inproceedings{Antai2010UlcerogenicAG,
  title={Ulcerogenic and gastric acid stimulating actions of ethanolic root extract of Gonglonema latifolium in rats},
  author={A. Antai and Ofem Effiong Ofem and D. Ikpi and A. Obembe and Daniel U. Owu and S. Ukafia and K. Iyadi and E. Osim},
  year={2010}
}
This study on the effect of ethanolic root extract of Gonglonema latifolium on gastric acid output and ulceration was undertaken due to paucity in scientific reports on the medicinal properties of the root extract especially on gastrointestinal functions. Eighteen (18) albino Wistar rats were randomly assigned into 3 groups of 6 rats each. The control group was fed on normal rat chow + drinking water while the test groups in addition received extract treatment (p.o) at a dose of 100mg/kg and… Expand

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