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MC Satish Kumar

Acute Toxicity and Diuretic Studies of the Roots of Asparagus racemosus Willd in Rats

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3–6
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In this study for acute toxicity and diuretic activity of the roots of Asparagus racemosus Willd in rats, it is concluded that Asparagus racemosus has not shown any toxicity at a dose of 3200 mg/kg but at this dose showed significant diuretic activity.

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Objective: Asparagus racemosus Willd has been used as diuretic in Ayurveda but has not been validated by a suitable experimental model. Hence the present study was undertaken.

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e-Published: 01 Oct, 2013
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