Table 2

Effect of F. paniculata leaf (FPL) and root (FPR) extracts on indomethacin induced gastric ulcer
Treatment Dose (mg/kg) Ulcer index % Protection
Control (3% Tween 20) - 5.1 ± 0.56 -
FPL 100 1.67 ± 1.08* 67.32
200 2.5 ± 1.14 50.98
400 2.33 ± 0.49* 54.24
Control (distilled water) - 2.92 ± 0.71 -
FPR 100 2.08 ± 0.96 28.57
200 4.5 ± 0.82 0.00
400 3.08 ± 0.95 0.00
Misoprostol 100 0.2 ± 0.48 * 93.14

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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