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Table 2 Effect of aqueous fraction of Moringa stenopetala on radiant tail flick latency and maximum possible protection(%)

From: Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of solvent fractions of the leaves of Moringa stenopetala Bak. (Moringaceae) in mice models

  Latency (sec) and maximum possible protection (%)
Groups 0 time 30 min % 60 min % 90 min % 120 min %
DW 2.18 ± 0.034 2.10 ± 0.1 2.18 ± 0.2 2.26 ± 0.2 2.15 ± 0.1
MO 2.23 ± 0.034 9.23 ± 0.09a3d3 90.2 8.87 ± 0.21a3d3 85.4 7.44 ± 0.09a3d3 67.0 7.05 ± 0.06a3 62.1
AF 100 2.23 ± 0.052 3.00 ± 0.08a3b3d1 10.0 3.67 ± 0.17a2e3b3 18.6 4.49 ± 0.19e3a3d3 29.2 5.71 ± 0.09a3b3d3e3 44.8
AF 200 2.33 ± 0.049 3.18 ± 0.11a3e3 11.1 3.87 ± 0.07a3b3e3 29.2 5.01 ± 0.11a3b3e3 34.9 7.7 ± 0.22a3c3 70.1
AF 400 2.13 ± 0.044 3.61 ± 0.1a3b3c3d3 18.9 4.79 ± 0.09a3b3c3d3 44.8 6.26 ± 0.05a3c3d3 70.1 7.71 ± 0.27a3c3 73.6
  1. Values are expressed as Mean ± S.E.M (n = 6); aagainst the control, bagainst the standard drug, cagainst AF100, dagainst AF200, eagainst AF400, 1 P < 0.05, 2 P < 0.01, 3 P < 0.001; AF refers to aqueous fraction of Moringa stenopetala, MO morphine; and DW stands for Distilled Water. Control received distilled water (10 ml/kg), whereas standard received Morphine (20 mg/kg) orally; Numbers refers to doses in mg/kg