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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 3 Effects of herbs on general biochemical parameters in serum of rats

From: A preliminary evaluation of effects of high doses of Jujube and Saffron on biochemical and hematological parameters in rats

Experimental groupsa Total protein (g/dl) Albumin (g/dl) Total bilirubin (mg/dl)
a. Jujube
 Healthy Control 8.68 ± 0.6b 4.88 ± 0.7 0.85 ± 0.1
 J1 (150 mg/kg) 8.65 ± 0.5 4.91 ± 0.2 0.88 ± 0
 J2 (500 mg/kg) 8.63 ± 0.3 4.87 ± 0.4 0.90 ± 0
 J3 (1000 mg/kg) 8.62 ± 0.6 4.90 ± 0.2 0.87 ± 0.2
 J4 (2000 mg/kg) 8.61 ± 0.8 4.83 ± 0.3 0.91 ± 0.3
 J5 (5000 mg/kg) 8.62 ± 0.6 4.81 ± 0.2 0.90 ± 0.3
b. Saffron
 Healthy Control 8.68 ± 0.6b 4.88 ± 0.7 0.85 ± 0.1
 S1 (150 mg/kg) 8.75 ± 0.4 4.91 ± 0.6 0.84 ± 0.2
 S2 (500 mg/kg) 8.59 ± 0.1 4.83 ± 0.4 0.89 ± 0.3
 S3 (1000 mg/kg) 8.61 ± 0.5 4.85 ± 0.6 0.91 ± 0.4
 S4 (2000 mg/kg) 7.74 ± 0.7* 4.72 ± 0.2* 0.99 ± 0.5*
 S5 (5000 mg/kg) 7.52 ± 0.5* 4.59 ± 0.4* 1.08 ± 0.6*
  1. aFor details of experimental conditions see the text
  2. bData are expressed as mean ± SD of 8 rats in each group (In each column)
  3. *was considered significant at P < 0.05 when compared with the healthy control group