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Table 3 Effects of S. guineense leaf extract against weight loss in early malaria infection

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

Treatment Group Dose Wt. D-0 Wt. D-4 % change
DW (negative control) Group I 0.5 ml 24.84 ± 1.55 23.96 ± 1.29 −3.54
S.guineense leaf extract Group II 200 mg/kg 23.90 ± 1.13 24.88 ± 1.24 4.10*
Group III 400 mg/kg 27.38 ± 0.66 27.76 ± 0.65 1.38*
Group IV 600 mg/kg 26.46 ± 1.17 29.06 ± 0.74 9.82*
Chloroquine (standard) Group V 10 mg/kg 25.39 ± 1.62 26.06 ± 1.43 2.63*
  1. DW distilled water
  2. Values are expressed as means ± SEM, n = 5, * = p < 0.05 compared to negative control