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.


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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