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Table 2 Effects of thyme tincture and syrup on biochemical parameters in serum

From: Effects of pharmaceutical formulations containing thyme on carbon tetrachloride-induced liver injury in rats

  Con S Con CCl4 Tin Tin + CCl4 Syr Syr + CCl4
Triglycerides (mmol/l) 1.31 ± 0.24 0.34 ± 0.05 a 0.89 ± 0.16 0.51 ± 0.10 a 1.29 ± 0.20* 0.59 ± 0.05 a
Cholesterol (mmol/l) 1.88 ± 0.25 1.38 ± 0.06 1.87 ± 0.32 1.56 ± 0.07 1.95 ± 0.17 1.37 ± 0.12
Total bilirubin (μmol/l) 2.18 ± 0.10 3.08 ± 0.17 a 2.33 ± 0.18 2.62 ± 0.31 1.98 ± 0.07* 2.52 ± 0.10
Direct bilirubin (μmol/l) 0.17 ± 0.02 0.58 ± 0.04 a 0.37 ± 0.07 0.52 ± 0.12 a 0.25 ± 0.06* 0.40 ± 0.03
AST (U/l) 127.3 ± 7.2 859.3 ± 160.3 a 199.8 ± 46.3* 1430.7 ± 285.3 a 120.0 ± 5.8* 626.7 ± 108.5
ALT (U/l) 47.3 ± 3.8 144.5 ± 32.2 a 48.0 ± 3.5* 209.8 ± 38.5 a 41.0 ± 1.9* 101.3 ± 16.3
Urea (mmol/l) 9.22 ± 0.44 10.47 ± 0.35 9.15 ± 1.07 10.75 ± 0.30 10.67 ± 0.47 8.95 ± 0.78
Creatinine (μmol/l) 45.50 ± 0.72 50.67 ± 1.12 45.00 ± 1.65* 51.33 ± 1.02 a 44.17 ± 0.60* 50.17 ± 1.89
  1. All values are expressed as mean ± SEM
  2. asignificantly different from Con S group; *significantly different from Con CCl4 group; p < 0.05