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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 2 Effects of J. carnea leaf ethanol extract on the weight of liver and kidney

From: Safety assessment of oral administration of ethanol extract of Justicia carnea leaf in healthy wistar rats: hematology, antioxidative and histology studies

Group Weight of Organs (grams)
Liver Kidney
Control (1 ml dH2O) 5.47 ± 0.21 1.19 ± 0.06
50 (mg/kg) 8.18 ± 0.25* 1.30 ± 0.05
100 (mg/kg) 7.05 ± 0.30* 1.22 ± 0.01
500 (mg/kg) 6.10 ± 0.46 1.10 ± 0.04
800 (mg/kg) 5.95 ± 0.69 0.85 ± 0.06*
1200 (mg/kg) 4.37 ± 0.33 0.88 ± 0.05
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SEM, n = 5 determinations. Values with asterisk (*) in the same column indicate significant difference (p < 0.05) compared to control