Investigative Study Of The Hematological Effects Of Zingiber Officinale In Rabbits
Bahaa Ameen Abdul Hussien, Suha Allawi
Keywords: Ginger, RBC , WBC , PCV , HB
Abstract: Background; Ginger has many effects in vitro and in animal experiments, like anti nausea and anti vomiting, also it has anti lipidemic activity.The present study aimed to evaluate the effect of ginger on blood cells and other hematological effects. Material and methods; 18 New Zealand rabbits subdivided into 3 groups each one consists from 6 rabbits, the once was control group (administered distilled water for 20 days), and the twice group ( administered ginger extract 100% wv for 20 days), and the third group (administered ginger extract 50% wv for 20 days). Results; the ginger extract 100% was more effective in changing WBC count and HB concentration more than 50% and more than DW group, while ginger extract 50% also caused the change in WBC count and HB but less than that of 100% and more than that of DW.
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