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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 1 Effect of MCFL in castor oil-induced diarrheal test

From: Anti-diarrheal activity and brine shrimp lethality bioassay of methanolic extract of Cordyline fruticosa (L.) A. Chev. leaves

Group Dose n Number of diarrheal feces % of inhibition of diarrhea
Control 10 mL/kg 5 6.00 ± 0.84 0.00 ± 0.00
Loperamide HCL 3 mg/kg 5 0.80 ± 0.37 88.45 ± 5.40
MCFL 200 mg/kg 5 2.80 ± 0.97 56.07 ± 16.06
MCFL 400 mg/kg 5 1.20 ± 1.20 60.00 ± 40.00
MCFL 800 mg/kg 5 1.00 ± 0.45 85.47 ± 6.65
  1. Values are presented as mean ± standard error. n = 5 mice in each group. P < 0.05, versus control (Dunnett’s t-test). MCFL methanolic extract of Cordyline fruticosa leaves