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Table 2 Food consumption of the rats during the study period

From: Assessment of anti-depressant effect of nelumbinis semen on rats under chronic mild stress and its subchronic oral toxicity in rats and beagle dogs

Groups (mg/kg/day)
weeks 0 500 1000 2000
Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female
0 18.8 ± 1.0 13.9 ± 1.4 18.1 ± 1.2 14.1 ± 1.7 19.6 ± 0.3 13.3 ± 1.0 20.1 ± 0.9 13.1 ± 1.5
1 21.3 ± 0.8 15.5 ± 0.5 21.1 ± 1.0 15.2 ± 1.3 20.4 ± 0.9 14.3 ± 1.4 21.2 ± 1.1 13.9 ± 1.0
2 22.0 ± 1.2 12.6 ± 1.2 21.2 ± 0.4 13.5 ± 0.7 20.5 ± 1.3 12.9 ± 1.2 19.5 ± 1.1 12.8 ± 0.9
3 22.2 ± 1.5 12.4 ± 1.4 20.3 ± 0.4 10.8 ± 0.8 20.2 ± 1.1 11.8 ± 1.2 21.1 ± 2.1 11.6 ± 0.3
4 20.2 ± 1.7 13.3 ± 1.4 18.4 ± 1.0 12.9 ± 0.8 18.6 ± 0.9 13.1 ± 0.4 19.7 ± 1.1 11.7 ± 1.8
5 20.8 ± 1.3 14.1 ± 1.0 21.0 ± 0.6 13.9 ± 1.4 20.0 ± 0.7 13.3 ± 1.2 20.1 ± 0.7 13.9 ± 1.1
6 21.5 ± 1.2 13.6 ± 0.6 21.6 ± 0.9 14.6 ± 1.1 21.1 ± 2.1 14.5 ± 1.7 21.4 ± 1.2 13.8 ± 0.4
7 22.4 ± 0.7 15.3 ± 1.2 21.2 ± 1.1 * 15.5 ± 1.0 20.7 ± 1.0 * 15.2 ± 1.5 20.7 ± 0.7 * 14.5 ± 1.6
8 22.0 ± 1.6 14.2 ± 0.4 20.9 ± 0.5 13.5 ± 1.4 20.4 ± 1.1 12.9 ± 1.0 21.0 ± 1.0 12.6 ± 0.7
9 23.0 ± 1.1 15.6 ± 1.2 22.1 ± 1.3 15.3 ± 1.0 20.3 ± 0.9 ** 14.1 ± 1.2 22.1 ± 0.7 14.7 ± 1.4
10 20.2 ± 1.3 13.6 ± 0.6 18.6 ± 1.3 12.5 ± 1.2 17.4 ± 1.8 * 12.8 ± 1.0 19.2 ± 1.1 12.1 ± 1.5
11 20.5 ± 0.8 12.9 ± 1.2 19.0 ± 1.9 12.3 ± 1.2 19.0 ± 0.7 13.4 ± 0.4 20.0 ± 1.7 12.0 ± 1.0
12 20.5 ± 1.3 13.3 ± 0.9 18.7 ± 1.2 * 13.5 ± 0.1 18.3 ± 0.8 ** 12.5 ± 0.8 19.1 ± 0.9 * 12.8 ± 1.5
13 17.4 ± 1.8 12.4 ± 1.1 18.2 ± 0.4 12.7 ± 0.9 18.9 ± 1.0 12.5 ± 1.0 16.0 ± 2.8 12.1 ± 0.5
N 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
  1. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01 compared to the control group.