Table 2

Antinociceptive effect of essential oil ofTeucrium stocksianumbioss on abdominal writhing in mice indused acetic acid abdominal injection
Dose (mg/kg) N Number of wriths in 20 min (mean ± S.D) % Inhibition
Control (10 ml/kg) Essential oil 6 58 ± 5.600
20 6 30.333 ± 2.42212 47.701**
40 6 9.6667 ± 2.16025 83.333**
80 6 3.5000 ± 1.64317 93.965**
160 6 17.5000 ± 3.50714 69.827**
Diclofenic sodium 6 17.3333 ± 3.55903 70.115**

N: Number of animal per group. D.Sod: Diclofenic Sodium. Percent inhibition was calculated in comparison to control. F = 190.486, d.f. = 35. ED50 for analgesic effect of essential oil was 31.5 ± 1.72415 mg/kg (b.w). The significance showed by ** P ≤ 0.05.

Shah et al.

Shah et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:244   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-244

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