LANTANA CAMARA: A POTENT INFLUENTIAL FACTOR IN IMPROVING THE GASTRIC MUCOSA OF WISTAR RATS RAVAGED BY ULCER
Keywords:Gastric mucosa, Lantana camara, aspirin, omeprazole, ulcer
Over the years, traditional medicine has been used to treat various degrees and forms of ailment with significant positive therapeutic outcomes. We designed this research to ascertain the use of Lantana camara as a potent factor in improving gastric ulcer caused by the administration of aspirin in Wistar rats. 250mg/kg of the extract was used to evaluate the anti-ulcer capacity of the plant extract. The omeprazole was used as a standard drug (20mg/kg). It was found that the Gastric mucosa was significantly improved after the administration of 250mg/kg of the extract after aspirin-induced ulcer. The present study justifies the traditional usage of this plant to treat the gastric ulcer.
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