Toxicity and recovery studies of two ayurvedic preparations of iron

P. K. Sarkar, P. K. Prajapati, V. J. Shukla, B. Ravishankar, A. K. Choudhary

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Lauha Bhasma and Mandura Bhasma in 55 mg/kg dose (5 times the therapeutic effective dose) for 60 days exhibited no serious toxic effects in Charles Foster albino rats. Both the drugs showed significant recovery from chronic toxic effect after 45 days of recovery period.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)987-992
Number of pages6
JournalIndian Journal of Experimental Biology
Issue number12
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Iron
  • Lauha Bhasma
  • Mandura Bhasma
  • Recovery
  • Toxicity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology


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