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Table 4 Histological effects of the administration of ethanolic extracts of Baissea axillaries on Rats.

From: Antimicrobial and toxicological evaluation of the leaves of Baissea axillaries Hua used in the management of HIV/AIDS patients

Dosage of administration Histological effect on Liver tissues Histological effect on Kidney tissues Histological effect on Heart tissues Histological effect on the testes
0.9 ml of normal saline Tissues appeared normal. No evidence of tissue necrosis Tissues appeared normal. No evidence of tissue necrosis Tissues appeared normal. No evidence of tissue necrosis Tissues appeared normal. No evidence of tissue necrosis
250 mg/kg of Baissea axillaries Ballooning degeneration of the liver showing signs of early degenerative changes Tissues appeared normal. No evidence of tissue necrosis Tissues appeared normal. No evidence of tissue necrosis Presence of ill defined testes with indistinct cell outlines
500 mg/kg of Baissea axillaries Densely stained nuclei, increased congestion of the vessels all of which are evidence of tissue necrosis Tissues appeared normal. No evidence of tissue necrosis Tissues appeared normal. No evidence of tissue necrosis Presence of ill defined testes with indistinct cell outlines