Over the last few decades there has been increasing global concern over the public health impacts attributed to environmental .There is always some amount of environmental degradation. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that about a quarter of the diseases facing mankind today occur due to prolonged exposure to environmental pollution. Various chemical substances are released of the environment either by agriculture by industries and public health operations through the automobile exhausts. A large number of chemical substances remain dumped in various compartments of the environment. Incidences of chemical/drug induced hepatotoxicity are on the rise and provoke a need for a safe hepatoprotective agent in lieu of synthetic counterparts.
Savita Chauhan1 & Dr. M.K. Singh2