Table 1

Effect of F. paniculata leaf (FPL) and root (FPR) extracts on ethanol-induced gastric ulcers
Treatment Dose (mg/kg) Ulcer index % Protection
Control (3% Tween 20) - 3.00 ± 0.81 -
FPL 100 0.53 ± 0.37* 82.22
200 1.25 ± 0.63* 58.33
400 1.73 ± 1.24 42.22
Control (water) - 4.8 ± 0.73 -
FPR 100 3.67 ± 0.67 23.61
200 3.8 ± 0.62 20.83
400 3.6 ± 0.81 25.00
Misoprostol 100 0.3 ± 0.68 * 93.75

The results are mean ± SEM for 5 animals/group. * Significantly different from the control at p < 0.05.

Sofidiya et al.

Sofidiya et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:168   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-168

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