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Table 3 Effects of C. occidentalis extract administration for 4 weeks on organ weight

From: Hypolipidemic, antioxidant and anti-atherosclerogenic effect of aqueous extract leaves of Cassia. occidentalis Linn (Caesalpiniaceae) in diet-induced hypercholesterolemic rats

Group Organ weight
Liver Heart Kidney Testis
HC + dH2O 3.04 ± 0.71 0.34 ± 0.07 0.66 ± 0.35 0.55 ± 0.12
C. occidentalis treated 240 mg/kg 3.04 ± 0.15 0.33 ± 0.03 0.64 ± 0.07 0.53 ± 0.17
320 mg/kg 3.05 ± 0.91 0.32 ± 0.07 0.62 ± 0.53 0.53 ± 0.14
400 mg/kg 3.01 ± 0.25 0.32 ± 0.04 0.61 ± 0.04 0.53 ± 0.13
Atorvastatin (1 mg/kg) 3.02 ± 0.18 0.32 ± 0.07 0.61 ± 0.06 0.52 ± 0.16
NC 3.01 ± 0.26 0.30 ± 0.10 0.61 ± 0.25 0.52 ± 0.18
  1. Values are represented as mean ± standard error of mean, n = 5. No significant change was observed. dH2O distilled water, HC Hypercholesterolemic rats, NC Normocholesterolemic rats