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Table 3 Effect of P. niruri leaves extract on various parameters in ethanol induced gastric ulcer

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

Groups Ulcer index % Protection
Normal control 1.56 ± 0.04 -
Ethanol control 14.8 ± 1.03a** -
Omeprazole 20 mg/kg 3.7 ± 0.06b** 75.00
MEPN 100 mg/kg 4.5 ± 0.05b** 69.59
MEPN 200 mg/kg 3.8 ± 0.03b** 74.32
MEPN 400 mg/kg 2.9 ± 0.05b** 80.40
  1. MEPN- methanolic extract of P. niruri
  2. Each value is Mean ± S.E.M (n = 6). (*) indicates statistically significant alteration from respective group using one way analysis of variance followed by Dunnett’s multiple comparison test (** p < 0.01). awhen compared with normal control, bwhen compared with ethanol control