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Gastroprotective and antioxidant activities of the roots of Hibiscus aculeatus Roxb in rats
Author(s): J. A. J. Sunilson, R. Varatharajan, P. Jayaraj, T. John, J. Jisha, P. Promwichit
Journal: International Journal of Pharmacology
Journal Link: http://scialert.net/jindex.php?issn=1811-7775
Article Topic(s): Chemistry, Medicinal chemistry
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Hibiscus aculeatus (Comfortroot),
AbstractInvestigates whether roots of Hibiscus aculeatus exhibit gastroprotective and antioxidant activities in rats. Preliminary results indicate that H. aculeatus possesses flavanoids, terpenoids, steroids, tannins and saponins.
Suggested CitationJ. A. J. Sunilson, R. Varatharajan, P. Jayaraj, T. John, J. Jisha, and P. Promwichit. "Gastroprotective and antioxidant activities of the roots of Hibiscus aculeatus Roxb in rats." IJP - International Journal of Pharmacology 4.4 (2008): 252-257.
Article LinksISSN: 1811-7775