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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 1 Organ weight and relative organ weight in test and control rats

From: Ethanol extract of Nigella sativa has antioxidant and ameliorative effect against nickel chloride-induced hepato-renal injury in rats

TREATMENT LWT (g) RLWT (%) KWT (g) RKWT (%)
Water 3.42 ± 0.22 3.11 ± 0.11 0.66 ± 0.03 0.66 ± 0.04
NiCl2 3.40 ± 0.39 3.25 ± 0.07 0.67 ± 0.03 0.57 ± 0.01*
ENS 3.36 ± 0.36 3.12 ± 0.13 0.64 ± 0.05 0.60 ± 0.05
NiCl2 + ENS 3.23 ± 0.33 2.93 ± 0.13 0.67 ± 0.06 0.60 ± 0.02
  1. * Significantly different from control
  2. KEY
  3. LWT Liver weight
  4. RLWT Relative Kidney weight
  5. KWT Kidney weight
  6. RKWT Relative Kidney weight
  7. ENS Ethanol extract of Nigella sativa (50 mg/kg body weight)