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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 1 Effect of MEAE on diuretic excretion parameters of albino Wistar rat urine

From: Diuretic effect of chlorogenic acid from traditional medicinal plant Merremia emarginata (Burm. F.) and its by product hippuric acid

Treatment Groups Total volume of Urine (ml/5 h) Total Sodium (mEq/l) Total Potassium (mEq/l) Total Protein (μmol/dl) Total Glucose (mg/dl)
Control 1.55 ± 0.03d 120.3 ± 1.2e 210.6 ± 1.1e 1.162 ± 0.1c 2.3 ± 0.5d
Furosemide (20 mg/kg b.w.) 3.58 ± 0.08a 225.7 ± 1.9d 365.1 ± 1.8a 1.249 ± 0.02a 6.3 ± 0.07a
MEAE (200 mg/kg b.w.) 1.46 ± 0.02e 309.1 ± 2.2c 243.1 ± 1.5d 0.667 ± 0.01e 3.4 ± 0.12c,b
MEAE (400 mg/kg b.w.) 1.83 ± 0.04c 325.3 ± 1.8b 289.4 ± 2.1c 0.817 ± 0.01d 3.5 ± 0.07c,a
MEAE (600 mg/kg b.w.) 2.61 ± 0.05b 345.1 ± 1.3a 349.4 ± 1.7b 1.218 ± 0.01b 4.1 ± 0.04b
  1. Mean ± SD obtained from analysis of three independent samples, in duplicate
  2. abcde; In each column, the superscript letters significantly differences in the mean at (P < 0.05) level