Advances in Bioscience and Bioengineering

Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2016

  • Evaluation of the Acute and Sub-chronic Toxic Effects of Aqueous Leaf Extracts of Artemisia afra on Liver, Kidney and Some Blood Parameters in Wistar Rats

    Nikodimos Eshetu, Mekbeb Afework, Eyasu Makonnen, Asfaw Debella, Wondwossen Ergete, Tesfaye Tolesssa

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2016
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: May 27, 2016
    Accepted: Jun. 03, 2016
    Published: Jun. 17, 2016
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    Abstract: Background: Artemisia afra is a plant traditionally used for treatment of different diseases in many parts of the world including Ethiopia. Its effects on different organs, however, have not yet been investigated. The objective of the present study was, therefore, to evaluate the acute and sub-chronic toxic effects of aqueous leaf extracts of Artem... Show More