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Abstract Title:

Evaluation of the gastroprotective effect of Laurus nobilis seeds on ethanol induced gastric ulcer in rats.

Abstract Source:

J Ethnopharmacol. 1997 Sep;58(1):9-14. PMID: 9323999

Abstract Author(s):

F U Afifi, E Khalil, S O Tamimi, A Disi

Article Affiliation:

Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Jordan, Amman.

Abstract:

The possible antiulcerogenic activity of Laurus nobilis seeds was tested on experimentally (ethanol) induced gastric ulcer in rats. The results indicated antiulcerogenic activity for 20 and 40% aqueous extracts as well as for the oily fraction of these seeds. In acute toxicity studies, the aqueous extract was found safe with LD50 compared to oil LD50 0.33 ml/kg body weight.

Study Type : Animal Study

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