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Fig. 2

From: Gastroprotective and ulcer healing effects of piptadeniastrum Africanum on experimentally induced gastric ulcers in rats

Fig. 2

Macroscopic appearance of the gastric mucosa of the rats. a Rats pre-treated with 1ml/100g distilled water (ulcer control): severe injuries are seen in the gastric mucosa; Indomethacin produced extensive hemorrhagic necrosis of gastric mucosa. b & c Rats pre-treated with Maalox (50 mg/kg) and Misoprostol (100μg/kg) respectively: injuries to the gastric mucosa are milder compared to the injuries seen in the ulcer control rats. d, e & f Rats pre-treated with aqueous extract at doses 125, 250 and 500 mg/kg respectively: moderate injuries are seen in the gastric mucosa, and the injuries decrease when the dose increases; the aqueous extract reduces gastric lesions induced by indomethacin. g, h & i Rats pre-treated with methanol extract at doses 125, 250 and 500 mg/kg: the injuries reduce with the increase of dose; hence, at 500 mg/kg, few injuries are seen. The methanol extract reduces gastric lesions induced by indomethacin

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