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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 3 Effect of purified fraction of M. senegalensis leaf on oedema

From: Characterization of anti-plasmodial, analgesic and anti-inflammatory fraction of Maytenus senegalensis (lam.) Exell leaf extract in mice

Extract Doses (mg/kg bw) 20 40 60 80 100 120 Mean Inhibition (%)
MS 75 0.32 ± 0.05 0.38 ± 0.02 0.38 ± 0.03 0.36 ± 0.02 0.38 ± 0.04 0.38 ± 0.04 0.37 ± 0.04 53.16 ± 4.09 a
MS 150 0.30 ± 0.03 0.36 ± 0.04 0.34 ± 0.02 0.30 ± 0.06 0.28 ± 0.03 0.30 ± 0.02 0.31 ± 0.02 60.76 ± 7.54 b
ASA 150 0.30 ± 0.02 0.30 ± 0.02 0.26 ± 0.04 0.28 ± 0.02 0.32 ± 0.02 0.30 ± 0.03 0.29 ± 0.06 63.29 ± 5.98 b
NS 2 mL/kg 0.80 ± 0.04 0.80 ± 0.03 0.76 ± 0.05 0.78 ± 0.03 0.82 ± 0.05 0.80 ± 0.05 0.79 ± 0.03  
  1. Data are MEAN ± SEM of triplicate determinations. Values followed by different superscript are significantly different (p < 0.05)
  2. MS: Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
  3. ASA: Acetylsalicylic acid
  4. NS: Normal saline