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Table 6 Effects of ethanol extract of D. rotundifolia on GIT motility

From: Antidiarrhoea and toxicological evaluation of the leaf extract of Dissotis rotundifolia triana (Melastomataceae)

Group % movement of charcoal plug (mean ± SEM)
Normal saline 31. 38 ± 6. 03
2. 5 mg/kg of Atropine 25. 30 ± 3. 56
0. 5 mg/kg of Carbachol 68. 49 ± 10. 34
100 mg/kg of D. rotundifolia 14. 35 ± 1. 10
200 mg/kg of D. rotundifolia 5. 45 ± 2. 99
300 mg/kg of D. rotundifolia 2. 64 ± 0. 35
400 mg/kg of D. rotundifolia 1. 90 ± 0. 20
  1. Values are mean + SEM (n = 5)