Biochemical and histologic changes in rats after prolonged administration of the crude aqueous extract of the leaves of Vitex grandifolia.

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In recent times, many herbal remedies are used to treat variety of ailments. The leaves of Vitex grandifolia is claimed to be effective in the treatment of diabetes mellitus and as a diuretic in the treatment of high blood pressure. However, there are no scientific reports on the therapeutic benefits or toxicity of this plant. This study therefore investigated the effect of prolonged administration of the aqueous extract of the leaves of this plant in Sprague-Dawley rats.

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Citation:- Owolabi MA, Abass MA, Emeka MA, Jaja MA, Nnoli MA, Dosa MA, .Biochemical and histologic changes in rats after prolonged administration of the crude aqueous extract of the leaves of Vitex grandifolia. Pharmacognosy research 2010-Sep;2()273-8 DOI:10.4103/0974-8490.72322

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Journal Title - Pharmacognosy research

ISSN - 0974-8490

Volume - 2

Issue - 5

Publish date - 2010-Sep

Language - eng

Country - India


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