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Name: Liv. 52
Trade name: Liv. 52® (Himalayan Drug Company)[1],[2]
Composition: Capparis spinosa,
Cichorium intybus,
Solanum nigrum,
Terminalia arjuna,
Cassia occidentalis,
Achillea millefolium,
Tamarix gallica,
Mandur Bhasma[3]
Chemical Nature:
& Indications:
Pharmcological Action-
hepatoprotective in rats[4],[5]
Therapeutic indications-
Protects liver from various hepatotoxins, promotes appetite[3],[2]
Preclinical study-
Liv.52 tablets and drops are found to be highly effective in the treatment of short- and long-duration anorexia of various etiologies in children[6]
1. Controversies in the Clinical Evaluation of Antifertility Planat by Chaudhury RR ; In :Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics: Proceedings of First World Conference on Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, edited by Turner P, Macmillan, 1980, Page no. 479.
2. 17 : Complementary Medicine; In : Hepatitis: Causes, Treatments and Resources by Moore EA, Mcfarland & Company, 2006, Page no. 295.
3. 10: Ayurveda Siddha Unani Companies and their Products; In :Handbook On Herbal Products (Medicines, Cosmetics, Toiletries, Perfumes) Vol. II by NIIR Board of Technologies, Page no. 571.
4. Sapakal PD et al, Comparative hepatoprotective activity of Liv-52 and livomyn against carbon tetrachloride-induced hepatic injury in rats. International Journal of Green Pharmacy. 2008;2(2):79-82.
5. Pandey S et al, Hepato protective effect of Liv52 against CCl4 induced lipid peroxidation in liver of rats. Indian J Exp Biol. 1994 ;32(9):674-5.
6. Bhattacharya S, Kolhapure SA, Evaluation of efficacy and safety of Liv.52 tablets & Liv.52 drops in anorexia in children. Capsule 2004; XV(8): 1-2.