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Table 2 The average % inhibitions in 60 min of platelets incubated with the HMs

From: Evaluation of the in vitro effects of commercial herbal preparations significant in African traditional medicine on platelets

Extracts tested Strength of extract % inhibition
  A: fMLP-induced platelets B: PMA-induced platelets
HM1- Intlamba Zifo™ Neat 40.5 ± 11.5* 38.0 ± 5.8*
10x dilution 5.7 ± 7.0 4.1 ± 7.4
100x dilution 1.9 ± 4.4 1.7 ± 6.5
1000x dilution 3.7 ± 7.6 - 1.7 ± 5.1
10,000x dilution 7.8 ± 7.7 1.5 ± 9.2
HM2- Maphilisa™ Herbal medicine Neat 46.2 ± 12.0* 41.6 ± 5.2*
10x dilution 17.7 ± 15.8* 19.1 ± 6.5*
100x 6.0 ± 15.2 7.0 ± 8.6*
1000x 8.1 ± 11.4 2.9 ± 8.7
10,000x 11.2 ± 12.6 11.4 ± 6.0
HM3- Matla™ African medicine for all diseases Neat 48.2 ± 10.3* 41.3 ± 6.3*
10x dilution 15.7 ± 14.4* 17.3 ± 4.5*
100x dilution 9.6 ± 15.3 8.2 ± 8.1
1000x dilution 1.1 ± 13.9 10.4 ± 6.8
10,000x dilution −4.3 ± 13.3 − 2.9 ± 6.6
HM4- Ngoma™ Herbal Tonic Immune Booster (HM4), Neat 47.5 ± 11.6* 38.9 ± 7.0*
10x dilution 42.6 ± 10.7* 36.3 ± 9.1*
100x dilution −4.6 ± 13.8 − 4.5 ± 8.2
1000x dilution −7.7 ± 12.8 −5.5 ± 7.2
10,000x dilution 0.0 ± 9.5 3.0 ± 7.0
HM5- Stametta™ Body Healing Liquid Neat 45.8 ± 13.4* 39.7 ± 7.1*
10x dilution 27.2 ± 10.0* 28.7 ± 6.8*
100x dilution 0.5 ± 15.2 6.4 ± 5.7
1000x dilution −2.7 ± 10.5 1.7 ± 5.6
10,000x dilution 8.0 ± 11.0 2.4 ± 5.4
HM6- Vuka Uphile™ Immune Booster Neat 42.6 ± 10.9* 39.6 ± 3.8*
10x dilution 22.1 ± 9.6* 23.4 ± 6.0*
100x dilution 1.5 ± 25.4 3.1 ± 9.5
1000x dilution 7.3 ± 14.6 5.4 ± 7.9
10,000x dilution −9.5 ± 10.4 2.0 ± 5.8
  1. Results presented as: mean ± standard deviation; * p ≤ 0.05, n = 8