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Table 3 Evolution of water consumptions of rats after single administration of the aqueous extract from A. cordifolia

From: Antibacterial activities and toxicological study of the aqueous extract from leaves of Alchornea cordifolia (Euphorbiaceae)

   Water Intake (ml/week)
Sex Dose (g/kg) Week1 Week2
Males 0 34.18 ± 2.95a 34.50 ± 2.25b
2 30.02 ± 2.54b 42.12 ± 3.21a
4 32.60 ± 0.95b 44.76 ± 1.97a
8 32.82 ± 0.54 b 45.00 ± 0.19a
Females 0 38.26 ± 3.25b 44.26 ± 2.55b
2 42.26 ± 1.90ab 45.50 ± 2.13b
4 45.12 ± 2.12a 50.10 ± 1.02a
  1. Tabulated values are mean ± SEM of five trials. Values of the same column with different letters are significantly different at P < 0.05