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Fig. 3

From: Evaluation of anti-inflammatory and gastric anti-ulcer activity of Phyllanthus niruri L. (Euphorbiaceae) leaves in experimental rats

Fig. 3

Gross appearance of the gastric mucosa. a Normal control: no mucosal damage was observed, b Ethanol control: marked ulcers along with hemorrhagic streaks and mucosal damage were observed, c 20 mg/kg omeprazole, mild injuries were observed in the gastric mucosa as compared to the ethanol control group, d 100 mg/kg methanolic extract of P. Niruri : moderately reduced gastric mucosal damage and ulcers were observed, e 200 mg/kg ethanolic extract of P. Niruri: significantly reduced gastric mucosal damage and ulcers were observed, f 400 mg/kg methanolic extract of P. Niruri: no damage to the gastric mucosa was observed and gastric mucosa appeared flat as compared to the ethanol control. “I” indicates gastric mucosal damage and hemorrhagic streaks

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