Gayatri Ganu*1, T.A. Deshmukh2, Anil Middha1
1Department of Pharmacy, JJTU University, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan.
2Department of Pharmacognosy, College of Pharmacy, Faizpur
Modern therapeutic alternatives for the hepatoprotection are providing symptomatic control and offering many side effects to the liver which in turn can make damage to liver more pronounced. The drugs in the modern medicine are not able to provide protection to the liver in multifacet activity as by antioxidant activity, hepatocyte regenerative activity etc. The Indian Traditional Medicine is predominantly based on the use of plant materials. Herbal drugs have gained importance and popularity in recent years because of their safety, efficacy and cost effectiveness. The present study was aimed to evaluate the potential of Methanolic extract of bark of Mimusops elengi in in-vivo hepatoprotective activity.
Key words: Mimusops elengi, hepatoprotective, CCl4, hepatoprotection, detoxification