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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 1 Effect of short, medium and long term oral administration of extracts of four ethnomedicinal plants in rats on percentage body weight change

From: Acute, sub-acute, sub-chronic and chronic toxicity studies of four important Nigerian ethnomedicinal plants in rats

Type of toxicity study Anogeissus leiocarpus Azadirachta indica Tamarindus indica Khaya senegalensis Distilled water
Acute 141.5±6.64 160.6±11.88 149.7±9.53 143.5±5.19 105.7±16.34
Sub-acute 4.35±0.46 4.91±0.30 3.82±0.84 4.63±0.37 4.60±0.80
Sub-chronic 14.34±1.25a** 15.84±1.05 14.04±2.06a** 16.20±1.41 19.08±0.70b
Chronic 18.95±1.39 18.12±1.05 19.16±1.13 19.48±0.52 21.32±0.87b
  1. Keys: * = 0.05; ** = 0.001. Different superscripts indicate significant difference