Protective effect of Indigofera aspalathoides against CCl4-induced hepatic damage in rats

B Rajkapoor, B Jayakar, S Kavimani, N Murugesh
Journal of Herbal Pharmacotherapy 2006, 6 (1): 49-54
The alcoholic extract of stem of Indigofera aspalathoides was evaluated for its antihepatotoxic activity against CCl(4)-induced hepatic damage in rats. The activity was evaluated by using biochemical parameters, such as serum glutamate pyruvate transaminase (SGPT), serum glutamate oxaloacetate transaminase (SGOT), alkaline phosphatase (ALP), total bilirubin and gama glutamate transpeptidase (GGTP). The histopathological changes of liver sample were compared with respective control. The extract showed remarkable hepatoprotective effect.

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