Evaluation of laxative activity of Kabz-Gul (an herbal churna) in rats

B.S. Ashok Kumar, N. Vamshi Krishna, K.B. Chandra Shekar, V.B. Narayan Swamy, K. Lakshman, V. Sree Krishna

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Abstract

Kabz-Gul is an herbal churna it widely used in traditional medicine for the treatment of chronic constipation. Kabz-Gul contains Saunf, Senna, Harad, Gulab phool, Pippali, Ajowan, Nishod, Coriander, Saindh salt, Black salt, Beeja poora and Ginger. The aqueous extract of Kabz-Gul was evaluated for laxative activity in Wister rats. Laxative activity was assessed by increase in weight of faecal out put at 8th and 16th hour. Senna was used as reference standard. The results of the study revealed that, the Kabz-Gul exhibited significant (p
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)511-515
Number of pages5
JournalPharmacologyonline
Volume1
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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Ashok Kumar, B. S., Vamshi Krishna, N., Chandra Shekar, K. B., Narayan Swamy, V. B., Lakshman, K., & Sree Krishna, V. (2007). Evaluation of laxative activity of Kabz-Gul (an herbal churna) in rats. Pharmacologyonline, 1, 511-515.