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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 7 Anti-inflammatory activity of LMCA by carrageenan induced paw edema method

From: Phytochemical screening and evaluation of pharmacological activity of leaf Methanolic extract of Colocasia affinis Schott

Treatment group 0 Hour (mm) 1st Hour (mm) 2nd Hour (mm) 3rd Hour (mm) 4th Hour (mm) 6th Hour (mm)
Control 0.81 ± 0.025 0.89 ± 0.035 1.21 ± 0.193 2.73 ± 0.012 3.46 ± 0.014 5.12 ± 1.02
Diclofenac Sodium 0.71 ± 0.089 0.69 ± 0.046 (22.47%) 0.87 ± 0.013 (28.10%) 1.32 ± 0.052 (51.65%) 1.47 ± 0.063 (57.51%) 1.81 ± 0.032** (64.65%)
LMCA (500 mg/kg) 0.68 ± 0.041 0.76 ± 0.021 (14.61%) 0.96 ± 0.016 (20.67%) 1.83 ± 0.029 (32.97%) 2.22 ± 0.057 (35.84%) 2.98 ± 0.017** (41.80%)
LMCA (1000 mg/kg) 0.63 ± 0.023 0.73 ± 0.026 (17.98%) 0.89 ± 0.073 (26.45%) 1.69 ± 0.029 (38.10%) 1.89 ± 0.031 (45.38%) 3.13 ± 0.72*** (50.59%)
  1. Values in the table are expressed as mean ± SEM, *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001 significantly different in comparison with control, SEM Standard error of Mean