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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 1 Effect of the ethyl acetate extract of D. malabarica seeds on EPM test

From: Neuropharmacological and antibacterial effects of the ethyl acetate extract of Diospyros malabarica (Ebenaceae) seeds

Group Dose Time spent by mice in open arms (sec) Entries of mice in open arms
Distilled water (control) 0.1 ml/mice (oral) 93.87 ± 3.73 7.34 ± 1.15
Diazepam (standard) 1 mg/kg b.w. of mice (i.p.) 120.15 ± 2.42** 10.55 ± 0.44*
D. malabarica extract 200 mg/kg b.w. of mice (oral) 78.65 ± 2.13 6.14 ± 0.93*
D. malabarica extract 400 mg/kg b.w. of mice (oral) 111.24 ± 3.54** 9.89 ± 1.62**
  1. Mean ± SEM (n = 5); One way ANOVA followed by Dunnet’s t-test were performed. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01 as compared with control