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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 4 Effect of purified fraction of M. senegalensis leaf on abdominal constrictions in mice

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

Extract Doses (mg/kg bw)       Mean Inhibition (%)
MS 75 20.50 ± 1.98 20.56 ± 1.07 26.50 ± 2.87 21.05 ± 1.08 28.56 ± 3.78 23.00 ± 1.89 43.35 ± 4.98 a
MS 150 19.55 ± 0.98 22.51 ± 2.87 18.56 ± 1.09 26.55 ± 0.89 27.56 ± 4.87 22.40 ± 0.97 44.83 ± 3.86 a
SD 150 9.00 ± 0.25 8.56 ± 1.09 11.05 ± 0.05 10.21 ± 0.56 13.32 ± 0.99 10.20 ± 0.78 74.88 ± 6.87 b
NS 2 mL/kg 36.50 ± 3.89 38.55 ± 4.86 42.55 ± 387 40.06 ± 4.89 47.50 ± 6.07 40.65 ± 8.09  
  1. Data are MEAN ± SEM of triplicate determinations. Values followed by different superscript are significantly different (p < 0.05)
  2. SD: sodium diclofenac
  3. MS: Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
  4. NS: Normal saline