Boerhaavia diffusa: a study of its hepatoprotective activity

Journal of Ethnopharmacology
Bal Krishan ChandanK K Anand

Abstract

An alcoholic extract of whole plant Boerhaavia diffusa given orally exhibited hepatoprotective activity against experimentally induced carbon tetrachloride hepatotoxicity in rats and mice. The extract also produced an increase in normal bile flow in rats suggesting a strong choleretic activity. The extract does not show any signs of toxicity up to an oral dose of 2 g/kg in mice.

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