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Protective Effect of Ethanolic Extract of Zingiber Officinale Against Mercuric Chloride Induced Renal Toxicity In Rats

2020 Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development  
The current study was designed to investigate the possible protective effects of ethanolic extract of Zingiber officinale on renal damage induced by mercuric chloride intoxicate in rats. Forty albino adult rats (180±10g, n=10 per group) were administered HgCl 2 (3mg/kg, Ip,3times weekly). The treatment of Z officinale extract (200 mg orally for 8 weeks. HgCl 2 administration altered the body weight, kidney weight, chemical parameters of creatinine, urea, and MDA. Body, kidney weight the
more » ... weight the biochemical and histopathological findings of this study significantly(P≤0.05) showed a protective effect of a Z officinale extract against HgCl 2 intoxication. In conclusion, Z officinale extracts may be an ideal choice against kidney damage induced by HgCl 2 .
doi:10.37506/ijphrd.v11i3.1553 fatcat:dzcg7f2uqng2pnfxfqjl2lcwiy