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Table 3 Effect of the aqueous stem extract of L. camara on normal gastrointestinal transit 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) Mean length of small intestinal (cm) Mean distance traveled by charcoal (cm) Peristalsis index (%) % of inhibition
Control   55.87 ± 1.27 38.03 ± 0.26 68.08
Loperamide 3 55.43 ± 0.76 10.38 ± 0.36 18.73a3c3d3 72.70
ASLC 100 55.33 ± 1.04 25 ± 0.49 45.18a3d2e3 34.27
ASLC 200 54.92 ± 1.11 15.52 ± 0.49 28.25a3e3 59.20
ASLC 400 56.42 ± 0.81 10.03 ± 0.27 17.78a3 73.62
  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; 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)