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Table 2 Formaldehyde induced paw edema measured as paw thickness in rats treated with P. angustifolia L. extract and in control rats (n = 5)

From: Phytochemical, anti-inflammatory, anti-ulcerogenic and hypoglycemic activities of Periploca angustifolia L extracts in rats

Group Paw thickness (mm)
Dose mg/kg 1 h 2 h 3 h 4 h
Negative Control 0.30 ± 0.02 0.30 ± 0.01 0.30 ± 0.01 0.30 ± 0.01
Control positive (formaldehyde) solvent 0.60 ± 0.02 0.68 ± 0.03 0.72 ± 0.05 0.66 ± 0.04
P. angustifolia L. extract 500 0.45 ± 0.03* 0.49 ± 0.03* 0.43 ± 0.01** 0.38 ± 0.03**
Diclofenac sodium 50 0.41 ± 0.02** 0.44 ± 0.03** 0.40 ± 0.03** 0.36 ± 0.03**
  1. *P < 0.05 **P < 0.01 as compared to control positive