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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 8 Effect of leaf methanolic extract of LMCA in castor oil induced diarrhea in mice

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

Group Doses (mg/kg) Total feces % inhibition of defection Total diarrhea feces % inhibition of diarrhea
Control 82 0 63 0
Standard (Loperamide) 5 15* 81.71 6* 90.48
LMCA 500 40 51.22 20 68.25
LMCA 1000 20* 75.61 12** 80.95
  1. Values are presented as mean ± SEM (n = 5). One way ANOVA followed by Dunnett’s multiple comparisons was performed to analyze this dataset. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01 significantly different in comparison with control