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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 9 The effect of MEPH on marble-burying 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 burying
Control 0.1 ml/mouse 9.40 ± 1.56
Diazepam 1 0.60 ± 0.40***
MEPH 50 6.60 ± 1.20
MEPH 200 5.00 ± 1.00*
MEPH 350 2.60 ± 0.92***
MEPH 500 2.20 ± 1.02***
  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)”