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Archives of Pharmacal Research

, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 96–98 | Cite as

Hepatoprotective effect ofVitex negundo against carbon tetrachloride-induced liver damage

  • Y. Avadhoot
  • A. C. Rana
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Abstract

Alcoholic extract of the seeds ofVitex negundo Linn. was obtained by cold maceration. A dose of 250 mg/kg (1/6 of LD50) of the extract was selected to study the hepatoprotective action against carbon tetrachloride-induced liver damage. The extract was found to be effective in preventing liver damage which was evident by morphological, biochemical and functional parameters.

Keywords

Vitex negundo hepatoprotective carbon tetrachloride 

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© The Pharmaceutical Society of Korea 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Avadhoot
    • 1
  • A. C. Rana
    • 1
  1. 1.College of PharmacyShri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology& ScienceIndoreIndia

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