Ben Saad A1,2, Dalel B1,3, Rjeibi I1, Smida A1,2, Ncib S4, Zouari N5, Zourgui L2.
Pharm Biol. 2017 Dec;55(1):516-525.CONTEXT: Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill. (Castaceae) (cactus) is used in Tunisian medicine for the treatment of various diseases.OBJECTIVE: This study determines phytochemical composition of cactus cladode extract (CCE). It also investigates antioxidant activity and hepatoprotective potential of CCE against lithium carbonate (Li2CO3)-induced liver injury in rats.MATERIALS AND METHODS: Twenty-four Wistar male rats were divided into four groups of six each: a control group given distilled water (0. Read More