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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 4 Effects of B. pilosa ethanol extract and controls on acetic acid induced writhing mice

From: Phytochemical and pharmacological investigation of the ethanol extract of Byttneria pilosa Roxb.

Treatments per oral Writhing % protection
NC (10 ml/kg) 35.80 ± 1.07 0
PC (25 mg/kg) 7.80 ± 1.32* 78.21
Extract (mg/kg) 250 24.60 ± 1.21* 31.28
500 16.20 ± 1.16* 54.75
  1. Values are mean ± SEM (n = 5) and percentage; t-student’s test at 95% confidence intervals
  2. NC negative control (Vehicle), PC positive control (Diclofenac sodium)
  3. *p < 0.05 when compared to the NC (negative control) group