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Table 4 Effect of L. speciosa flower extract on acetic acid-induced writhing in mice

From: Investigation of biological activities of the flowers of Lagerstroemia speciosa, the Jarul flower of Bangladesh

Groups Number of writhing Inhibition of writhing (%)
Control (10 ml/kg) 19.6  
Diclofenac sodium (50 mg/kg) 5.00 ± 0.68 74.49
Methanol extract (200 mg/kg) 19.41 ± 0.26 0.97
Methanol extract (400 mg/kg) 16.33 ± 0.12 16.68
  1. Values are expressed as Mean ± SD from the experiments
  2. *P < 0.05; **P < 0.01 vs. control; n = 5