Skip to main content

Table 2 Effect of methanol extract of P. foetida on alcohol-induced gastric ulcer in rats

From: Gastroprotective mechanism of Paederia foetida Linn. (Rubiaceae) – a popular edible plant used by the tribal community of North-East India

Treatment Ulcer score % of ulcer protection
Group 1 (5 ml distilled water/kg, p.o.) 2.0 ± 0.12 -
Group 2 (5 ml distilled water + 70 % ethanol, 10 ml/kg, p.o.) 3.70 ± 0.49 α -
Group 3 MeOH PF (100 mg/kg) 1.40 ± 0.29* 59.45
Group 4 MeOH PF (200 mg/kg) 1.0 ± 0.31* 72.97
Group 5 Sucralfate (100 mg/kg, p.o.) 0.70 ± 0.12* 81.08
  1. MeOH PF= methanolic extract of Paederia foetida; n=5; Data = Mean±SEM; αP<0.05 (Group1 Vs Group2); *P<0.05, (Group 2 Vs Group 3, 4 & 5)