Background: Although there is increased acceptance and utilization of medicinal plants worldwide, many are used indiscriminately without recourse to any safety test. Thus, the need for toxicity tests to determine the safe dose for oral consumption.Objective: LD and phytochemistry of four medicinal plants 50 of West Africa were investigated.Methods: Thirty male and non pregnant female Swiss albino mice weighing 20grams each were used for this study. They were divided into the Control (C), Oldenlandia corymbosa L aqueous leaf-extract treated (OCG) Total citationsCited by 17 201020112012201320142015201620172018201920202021Scholar articlesAcute oral toxicity test and phytochemistry of some west African medicinal plantsFO Awobajo, E Omorodion-Osagie, II Olatunji-Bello… – Nigerian Quarterly Journal of Hospital Medicine, 2009Cited by 17 Related articles All 7 versions

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  • Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji
  • 2009
  • Nigerian Quarterly Journal of Hospital Medicine
  • 19
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