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Table 1 Anti-Inflammatory Activity of QDS on Acute Inflammation (n = 6, \( \overline{X}\pm SD \))

From: Anti-inflammatory and in-vitro antibacterial activities of Traditional Chinese Medicine Formula Qingdaisan

Groups Ear quality (mg) swelling (mg) Percentage inhibition (%)
left right
NS 8.14 ± 0.16 16.07 ± 0.62 7.94 ± 0.52
ASA 8.14 ± 0.13 13.33 ± 0.31* 5.19 ± 0.22* 34.63
QDS Low dose 8.11 ± 0.31 13.59 ± 0.26* 5.49 ± 0.39* 31.86
QDS High dose 8.15 ± 0.15 12.09 ± 0.36*# 3.94 ± 0.35*# 50.38
  1. *differs significantly (p < 0.05) when compared against the saline-treated group (negative control). # differs significantly (p < 0.05) when compared against the ASA (positive control) group