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Table 1 Body weight of Wistar rats obtained after acute oral treatment with Dioscorea villosa dry extract at a daily dose of 5 g/Kg (single dose) given by oral route

From: Bioassay-guided evaluation of Dioscorea villosa – an acute and subchronic toxicity, antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory approach

   Control DV 5000 mg/kg
Gender Day Body weight (g) Increase (%) Body weight (g) Increase (%)
Male 0 332.14 ± 4.0 0.00 282.00 ± 5.2 0.00
  7 338.00 ± 5.5 1.76 284.00 ± 5.0 0.71
  14 345.43 ± 4.9 4.00 291.10 ± 5.6 3.24
Female 0 212.90 ± 4.6 0.00 195.50 ± 5.8 0.00
  07 214.00 ± 5.2 0.54 198.90 ± 5.3 1.73
  14 218.00 ± 5.2 2.42 203.10 ± 6.4 3.92
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± S.E.M. (n = 07 animals/group).