Figure 7: Histopathological changes in liver from (a) control and Ajwa extract groups showing normal hepatic lobule and hepatocytes. (b) Combined Ajwa extract-lead intoxicated group showing mild central vein congestion and cloudy swelling of hepatocytes. (c and d ) Lead intoxicated group without treatment showed(c) marked cloudy swelling of hepatocytes, sinusoidal congestion and cholestasis, (d) marked central vein congestion, hydropic degeneration and vacuolation of hepatocytes. Many hepatocytes show signs of necrosis (pyknosis, kariorrhexis and karyolysis) (H and E stain, 40x).