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Table 3 Effect of leaf extract of P. hydropiper extract in acetic acid-induced writhing test

From: Antinociceptive effect of methanol extract of leaves of Persicaria hydropiper in mice

Treatment Dose (mg/kg) Number of writhing Inhibition (%)
Control 0.1 ml/mouse 64.7 ± 2.96 -
Diclofenac sodium 10 15.6 ± 1.47* 75.89
MEPH 25 48.7 ± 1.92* 24.73
MEPH 50 37.8 ± 1.32* 41.58
MEPH 75 21.0 ± 3.06* 67.54
  1. Each value is presented as the Mean ± SEM (n = 5). MEPH = Methanolic extract of. P. hydropiper leaves.
  2. *p < 0.001 compared with the control group (Dunnett’s test).