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Table 4 Effect of the aqueous stem extract of L. camara on castor oil induced 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 55.60 ± 0.85 47.12 ± 0.87 84.74
Loperamide 3 55.83 ± 1.30 16.73 ± 0.42 29.97a3c3d3 64.49
ASLC 100 57.75 ± 1.02 36.05 ± 0.64 62.42a3d2e3 23.49
ASLC 200 57.00 ± 0.84 22.68 ± 0.47 39.80a3e3 51.86
ASLC 400 55.12 ± 1.67 15.85 ± 0.41 28.76a3 66.36
  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 (treated with distilled water), 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)