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Title: Acute toxicity evaluation of some Unani drugs in crude and processed forms
Authors: Shariq, Shamsi
Afaq, SH
Keywords: Toxicity;Crude drugs;Detoxified;Strychnos nux-vomica;Arsenious oxide
Issue Date: Oct-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC Code: Int. Cl.8: A01D 15/00, A01D 15/02, A01D 15/07, A01D 15/16, C01G 28/00
Abstract: Acute oral toxicity studies on the suspension of some Unani drugs Azaraqi (Strychnos nux-vomica Linn.) and Sammulfar (Arsenious oxide) were carried out on mice and compared to detoxified form. The effect of detoxifying process was assessed on the maximum tolerance dose of the test drugs gets affected during the treatment process. From the experimental studies it was evident that the LD-50 in detoxified form of both the test drugs found greater than crude materials.
Page(s): 716-720
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.10(4) [October 2011]

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