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Abstract Title:

Study on in-vivo anti-tumor activity of Verbena officinalis extract.

Abstract Source:

Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 2013 ;10(3):512-7. Epub 2013 Apr 12. PMID: 24146482

Abstract Author(s):

Wei-Zheng Kou, Jun Yang, Qing-Hui Yang, Ying Wang, Zhi-Fen Wang, Su-Ling Xu, Jing Liu

Article Affiliation:

Wei-Zheng Kou

Abstract:

We investigated the anti-tumor effects of Verbena officinalis extract on H22 tumor-bearing mice and its effect on immune function. Mice model of H22 solid tumor was established, the mice were divided into five groups and administered the extract, later, tumors were removed and inhibition rates were calculated; spleens were removed and spleen indices were calculated, and the sheep red blood cell-delayed-type hypersensitivity (SRBC-DTH) and the serum hemolysin level were determined. The Verbena officinalis extract had anti-tumor effect, with the inhibition rate reaching 38.78%, it also increased the spleen index to a certain extent, in addition, the changes in DTA and HA were not obvious compared with the model group. The Verbena officinalis extract had in vivo anti-tumor effect, while causing no damage on the immune function.

Study Type : Animal Study

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