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Table 2 Effect of Lantana camara methanolic extract (LCME) on castor oil-induced diarrhea in mice.

From: Evaluation of antimotility effect of Lantana camara L. var. acuelata constituents on neostigmine induced gastrointestinal transit in mice

Treatments Mean defecation in 4 h
Castor oil + saline (2 ml/kg) 24 ± 3.10
Castor oil + LCME (125 mg/Kg) 9 ± 1.18***
Castor oil + LCME (250 mg/kg) 9 ± 2.06***
Castor oil + LCME (500 mg/kg) 1 ± 0.05***
Castor oil + LCME (1000 mg/kg) Completely constipated
  1. Statistical analysis: Values are mean ± S.D. of 4 observations in each group. Values having P < 0.01 were considered significant. ** P < 0.01, *** P < 0.001 as compared to control.