Hepatoprotective activity of the Leucas lavandulaefolia on d(+)galactosamine-induced hepatic injury in rats

K. S. Chandrashekar, K. S. Prasanna, A. B. Joshi

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Abstract

The chloroform extract of Leucas lavandulaefolia at an oral dose of 200 mg/kg and 400 mg/kg exhibited a significant protection on d(+)galactosamine induced liver damage in rats. Silymarin (25 mg/kg), a known hepatoprotective drug used as a standard also exhibited a significant activity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)440-442
Number of pages3
JournalFitoterapia
Volume78
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 09-2007

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Silymarin
Galactosamine
Chloroform
Liver
Wounds and Injuries
Pharmaceutical Preparations

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  • Pharmacology

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