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Table 1 Effect of the aqueous stem extract of L. camara on castor oil induced diarrhea in mice

From: Evaluation of the anti-diarrheal activity of the aqueous stem extract of Lantana camara Linn (Verbenaceae) in mice

Treatment Dose (mg/kg, p.o) Onset of diarrhea (min) Total # of feces Total # of wet feces Total weight of feces (gm) Total weight of wet feces (gm) % Inhibition of defecation
Control - 13.17 ± 1.08 9.67 ± 0.33 6.67 ± 0.33 0.46 ± 0.01 0.39 ± 0.009
Loperamide 3 93.33 ± 2.40a3c3d3e3 3.5 ± 0.22a3c3e1 1.5 ± 0.22a3c2 0.13 ± 0.008a3c3d3 0.08 ± 0.007a3c3 77.5
ASLC 100 35.67 ± 1.50a3d3e3 6.83 ± 0.31a3d3e3 3.17 ± 0.31a3d2e3 0.34 ± 0.016a3d3e3 0.24 ± 0.022a3d3e3 52.4
ASLC 200 68.33 ± 2.09a3e3 4.50 ± 0.22a3e3 1.67 ± 0.21a3 0.22 ± 0.015a3e3 0.14 ± 0.017a3e3 75.0
ASLC 400 185.33 ± 3.72a3 2.33 ± 0.21a3 0.83 ± 0.17a3 0.08 ± 0.007a3 0.04 ± 0.008a3 87.6
  1. All values are expressed as mean ± standard error of the mean (SEM), (n = 6); Data was analyzed by one way ANOVA followed by Tukey post hoc test; acompared to the control, bto the standard drug, cto 100 mg/kg, dto 200 mg/kg, eto 400 mg/kg; 1 p < 0.05, 2 p < 0.01, 3 p < 0.001
  2. ASLC aqueous stem extract of L. camara. Mice in the control group received distilled water (10 ml/kg)