"International Journal of Herbal Medicine"

Volume 1, Issue 2


Gastroprotective Effect of the Aerial Parts of Tribulusterrestris L. against Indomethacin-Induced Gastric Ulceration in Rats


Author(s): Mamdouh N. Samy*, Mokhtar M. Bishr, Ahmed A. Ahmed, Mohamed S. Kamel
Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Minia University, Minia 61519, Egypt.

Abstract: The gastroprotective effect of the different fractions of Tribulusterrestris L. was investigated in the indomethacin-induced gastric ulcer in rats at dose of 30 mg/kg body weight. The petroleum ether and aqueous fractions hada significant gastroprotective activity, while the chloroform and ethyl acetate fractions hada moderate gastroprotective activity.

Effect of indomethacin on the level of gastric mucosal lipid peroxide

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