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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 4 Effect of Herbal ointment on lipid peroxide (LPO) and superoxide dismutase (SOD) in excision wounded animals

From: Wound healing potentials of herbal ointment containing Calendula officinalis Linn. on the alteration of immunological markers and biochemical parameters in excision wounded animals

Groups Lipid peroxide (nM of MDA/ g tissue) Superoxide dismutase (U/mg protein)
I 863.21 ± 1.95 45.62 ± 1.80
II 3393.30 ± 2.00 a* 14.21 ± 1.94 a*
III 2063 ± 0.98 b* 24.14 ± 1.58 b*
IV 1230 ± 1.00 b* 43.08 ± 2.00 b*
V 1146 ± 1.15 c* 42.76 ± 1.20 c*
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SEM n = 6.
  2. a*P < 0.05 statistically significant when excision wound control (Group II) compared with normal group (Group I),b**P < 0.05 statistically significant when HO treated (Group III,IV) compared with excision wound control groups (group II), c*P < 0.05 statistically significant when HO treated (Group III, IV) compared with Reference ointment treated (Group V)