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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 8 The effect of MEPH on hole-board test in mice

From: Evaluation of sedative and anxiolytic activities of methanol extract of leaves of Persicaria hydropiper in mice

Treatment Dose (mg/kg) Number of head dips
Control 0.1 ml/mouse 42.40 ± 0.92
Diazepam 1 12.20 ± 0.58***
MEPH 50 40.40 ± 0.51
MEPH 200 29.00 ± 0.54***
MEPH 350 21.00 ± 0.63***
MEPH 500 15.20 ± 0.58***
  1. Each value is presented as the mean ± SEM (n = 10), MEPH = Methanol extract of Persicaria hydropiper leaves. “***p < 0.001, **p < 0.01, *p < 0.05 vs control group (Dunnett’s test)”