Acute and Subchronic Toxicity of Chantaleela Recipe in Rats

  • S Sireeratawong
  • N Chiruntanat
  • U Nanna
  • N Lertprasertsuke
  • S Srithiwong
  • N Soonthornchareonnon
  • K Jaijoy
Keywords: Acute toxicity, Subchronic toxicity, Chantaleela recipe

Abstract

Acute and subchronic toxicities of Chantaleela recipe were studied in both male and female rats. Oral administration of the extract at a single dose of 5,000 mg/kg body weight (5 females, 5 males) did not produce signs of toxicity, behavioral changes, mortality or differences on gross appearance of internal organs. The subchronic toxicity was determined by oral feeding the test substance at the doses of 600, 1,200 and 2,400 mg/kg body weight for 90 days (10 females, 10 males). No signs of abnormalities were observed in the test groups as compared to the controls. The test and control groups (on the 90th day) and the satellite group (on the 118th day) were analyzed by measuring their final body and organ weights, taking necropsy, and examining hematological parameters, blood clinical chemistry and histopathology features. The results suggest that Chantaleela recipe did not cause acute or subchronic oral toxicities to female and male rats.
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