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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 1 Acute Toxicity Study Report of D. linearis leaf extract

From: Serotonergic and noradrenergic response of ethanol extract; opioidergic response of ethyl acetate extract of Dicranopteris linearis L. leaf

Groups Test Agents Dose Strength (mg.kg− 1 b.w.) Lethality (D/T) Abnormal Effect
1 d.H2O (control) 0 0/5
2 DLAQ 250 0/5
3 DLAQ 500 0/5
4 DLAQ 1000 0/5
5 DLAQ 2000 0/5
6 DLAQ 3000 0/5 Indigestion
7 DLET 250 0/5
8 DLET 500 0/5
9 DLET 1000 0/5
10 DLET 2000 0/5 Indigestion
11 DLET 3000 0/5 Indigestion
12 DLEA 250 0/5
13 DLEA 500 0/5
14 DLEA 1000 0/5
15 DLEA 2000 0/5
16 DLEA 3000 0/5 Indigestion
  1. D = Deaths recorded, T = Total numbers treated, DLAQ = Aqueous extract of D. linearis, DLET = Ethanol extract of D. linearis, DLEA = Ethyl Acetate extract of of D. linearis