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Table 2 Effects of S. guineense crude leaf extract on early infection

From: Antimalarial activity of Syzygium guineense during early and established Plasmodium infection in rodent models

Treatment Group Dose % Parasitaemia % chemosuppression
DW (negative control) Group I 0.5 ml 33 ± 2.62 _
S. guineense leaf extract Group II 200 mg/kg 24.20 ± 3.80ns 26.67
Group III 400 mg/kg 16.80 ± 5.54* 49.09
Group IV 600 mg/kg 13.40 ± 1.96* 59.39
Chloroquine (standard) Group V 10 mg/kg 0.80 ± 0.37*, **, *** 97.57
  1. DW distilled water
  2. Values are indicated as means ± SEM, n = 5, ns = not significant, * = p < 0.05 compared to negative control, ** = p < 0.05 compared to 200 mg/kg extract, *** = p < 0.05 compared to 400 mg/kg extract