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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 5 Assessment of allergy-like symptoms in mice

From: Toxicological screening and evaluation of anti-allergic and anti-hyperglycemic potential of Sonneratia caseolaris (L.) Engl. fruits

Group No. of sneezing No. of Scratching Nasal score
Negative Control (ethyl acetate only) 2.33 ± 1.86 19.33 ± 6.69 0
Positive control (5 % TDI treated) 31.00 ± 2.78# 161.33 ± 6.73# 3.0 ± 0.00
Standard (Cetirizine, 20 mg/kg) 13.75 ± 1.49* 63.0 ± 9.93* 0.4 ± 0.24*
Test-I (EESC, 300 mg/kg) 26.43 ± 2.59* 126.71 ± 14.03* 1.2 ± 0.2*
Test-II (EESC, 500 mg/kg) 20.33 ± 2.64* 96.5 ± 10.74* 0.4 ± 0.24*
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± standard error of mean (n = 6)
  2. EESC Ethanolic extract of S. caseolaris (L.) Engl
  3. # indicates p<0.05 vs. negative control and *indicates p<0.05 vs. Positive control