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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 1 Weight profile for the male Wistar rats in M.africana acute toxicity testing

From: Acute toxicity studies of Myrsine africana aqueous seed extract in male Wistar rats on some hematological and biochemical parameters

Time Control 1000 mg 5000 mg
Initial weight 217.4 ± 9.4 222.4 ± 5.8 224.9 ± 5.6
At 48 h 219.2 ± 8.9 219.1 ± 8.0 222.7 ± 7.0
7 days 226.9 ± 8.7 226.9 ± 7.6 232.9 ± 6.6
14 days 239.2 ± 8.6 243.2 ± 10.4 246.6 ± 10.5
Total gain 22.0 ± 1.5 20.8 ± 5.4 21.7 ± 7.5
% weight gain 8.5 7.9 8.2