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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 2 Effect of J. gossypiifolia on urinary volume and electrolyte concentration

From: Anti-diuretic and anti-glycemic properties of Jatropha gossypiifolia L. leave extract on wistar rats

Groups Doses (mg/kg) Volume of urine (ml) Mean ± SEM pH Diuretic Index Lipschti Z Value Saliuretic Na+ Index K+ Na+/K+
Control NS 1.18 ± 0.61a 7.02 0.19 4.20
Hydrochlorothiazide 10 6.23 ± 1.02c 7.53 5.28 1.19 0.86 5.78
J. gossypiifolia 30 3.26 ± 0.69b 6.99 2.76 0.52 1.08 0.87 5.24
J. gossypiifolia 50 4.11 ± 1.00b 7.04 3.48 0.66 1.10 0.82 5.65
J. gossypiifolia 100 5.06 ± 1.00c 7.32 4.29 0.81 1.13 0.86 5.53
  1. p-value > superscript a = 0.05, b = 0.01, c = 0.001 showed the level of significant difference when compared with untreated control (n = 5). NS---- Normal Saline