Hepatitis has spread widely due to environmental pollution damaging liver cells, which need regeneration of hepatocytes and gradual replacement of the damaged cells. Since Calotropis gigantea is widely used in Ayurveda for the treatment of liver disorders, attempt was made to scientifically evaluate its hepatoprotective activity in rats.
Argal, Ameeta and Dwivedi, Abhishek
"Evaluation of Hepatoprotective Activity of Calotropis gigantea R.Br. Flowers,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2010
, Article 6.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2010/iss4/6