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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 4 Effects of herbs on liver enzymes 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 ALT (IU/L) AST (IU/L) ALP (IU/L) LDH (IU/L)
a. Jujube
 Healthy Control 81 ± 8b 154 ± 11 190 ± 17 354 ± 19
 J1 (150 mg/kg) 85 ± 6 152 ± 7 191 ± 16 356 ± 13
 J2 (500 mg/kg) 87 ± 7 156 ± 8 196 ± 12 358 ± 19
 J3 (1000 mg/kg) 88 ± 9 158 ± 9 199 ± 11 361 ± 12
 J4 (2000 mg/kg) 97 ± 7* 167 ± 8* 205 ± 10* 375 ± 19*
 J5 (5000 mg/kg) 108 ± 6* 188 ± 11* 217 ± 11* 3.86 ± 10*
b. Saffron
 Healthy Control 81 ± 8b 154 ± 11 190 ± 17 354 ± 19
 S1 (150 mg/kg) 83 ± 6 156 ± 7 193 ± 11 353 ± 8
 S2 (500 mg/kg) 85 ± 9 157 ± 8 196 ± 10 361 ± 9
 S3 (1000 mg/kg) 95 ± 7* 165 ± 6* 208 ± 9* 388 ± 10*
 S4 (2000 mg/kg) 1.08 ± 10* 178 ± 9* 228 ± 11* 399 ± 12*
 S5 (5000 mg/kg) 1.19 ± 11* 195 ± 11* 242 ± 14* 420 ± 16*
  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