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From: Emu oil offers protection in Crohn’s disease model in rats

Fig. 2

Microscopic picture in sections obtained from ileo-caecal region in rats sacrificed on day nine. a Healthy control (b) Ulceration, loss of villi, infiltration of neutrophils and eosinophilic staining of lamina propria in indomethacin treated rats (c) Loss of villi architecture and infiltration of neutrophils in sulfasalazine treated rats (d) Loss of caecal glands, ulceration and eosinophilic staining of lamina propria in aloe vera treated rats (e) Presence of caecal glands and partial loss of epithelium observed in emu oil treated rats (f) Normal caecal architecture with villi projections and normal staining of lamina propria in rats treated with the combination of aloe vera and emu oil

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