Table 3

Effect of FPL extract on pylorus ligation induced gastric ulcers
Treatment Dose (mg/kg) Ulcer index % Inhibition Gastric juice (ml) Gastric pH Gastric acidity (mEq/l)
Control (3% Tween 20) - 1.81 ± 0.5 - 0.95 ± 0.11 2.89 ± 0.28 11.04 ± 1.76
FPL 100 1.19 ± 0.26 34.7 0.72 ± 0.21 2.61 ± 0.41 7.17 ± 0.61
200 0.69 ± 0.17 61.9 0.50 ± 0.13* 2.64 ± 0.19 7.30 ± 0.75
400 0.37 ± 0.25* 79.6 0.22 ± 0.05* 3.10 ± 0.21 6.30 ± 1.41
Cimetidine 100 0.62 ± 0.42 42.9 0.86 ± 0.18 3.22 ± 0.33 9.6 ± 0.71

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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