Research Article | Volume: 2 Issue: 8, August 2012

Antidiuretic and antidiarrhoeal activities of polar and non-polar extract of Brassica oleracea

Abu Afzal Mohammad Shakar Sharmin Khanam Muhammad Shahdaat Bin Sayeed Md. Ahsanul Haque Md. Moniruzzaman S.M. Ashraful Islam   

Open Access    DOI: 10.7324/JAPS.2012.2816

Abstract

Diuretic activities of both polar and non-polar extract of leaves of Brassica oleracea were investigated on male white rabbits and male Sprague-Dawley rats. Anti diarrheal activity of the same extract was investigated on male and female swiss albino mice. Both polar and non-polar extract exhibited anti diuretic activities on both rats and rabbits. Polar and Non-polar extract also showed anti diarrheal activity on male and female mice. Anti diarrheal activity affects both latent period and number of stools.


Keyword:     Brassica oleraceaAnti diureticAnti diarrheal activityPolar extractNon-polar extract.


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