TOXICITY OF FRESH JUICE OF MIMOSA INVISA IN RABBITS
P. T. A. Usha, N. Gopakumar and A. M. Chandrasekharan Nair
An experiment was conducted to study the toxic dose of Mimosa invisa in rabbits. Six adult rabbits were administered with fresh juice of M. invisa @ 15,20,25 & 30g/kg orally. it was revealed that a dose of 25g/kg of M. invisa was toxic to rabbits and that a dose of 30g/kg produced acute toxicity resulting in death of rabbits. There was also an increase in the levels of serum Creatinine and urea with damages to the liver, kidney and heart.
Mimosa invisa, toxic dose, rabbits