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Drosera indica L: Potential effect on liver enzyme, lipid profile and hormone change in DaltonAND#8217;s lymphoma ascites (DLA) bearing mice

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Author(s): Raju Asirvatham | Arockiasamy Josphin Maria Christina

Journal: Journal of Intercultural Ethnopharmacology
ISSN 2146-8397

Volume: 1;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 69;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: D. indica L | hormone | liver enzyme | lipid profile changes | Dalton’s lymphoma ascites (DLA) cells

ABSTRACT
Abstract Aim: In this study, the ethanol and aqueous extracts of Drosera indica L were prepared and cancer induced liver enzyme, lipid profile and hormone changes were studied in mice using the Dalton’s lymphoma ascites (DLA) cells. Method: Animals were divided into seven groups as the normal control, DLA control, standard (5FU) and the ethanol and aqueous extracts (250 and 500mg/kg each) of D. indica L + DLA (four groups) were given the respective treatments 24 h after tumor cell inoculation, for 14 days. Result: Both ethanol and aqueous extracts of D. indica L at doses of 250 and 500mg/kg extracts showed significant (p
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