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Table 3 Weights of Mice used in Acute Toxicity assay for Day 1, 7 and 14

From: Evaluation of the antimicrobial activity and safety of Rhus vulgaris (Anacardiaceae) extracts

Plant extracts Concentration Cage Day 1 Day 7 Day 14 Mean± Standard Significance
  (mg/kg)       Deviation Control 1 Control 2 Control 3
Control 1 DH2O C 1a 20 20 22 20.6667 1.15470 NA 0.356 1.000
Control 2 DH2O C 2b 24 25 26 25.0000 1.00000 0.356 NA 0.983
Control 3 DH2O C 3c 20 22 25 22.3333 2.51661 1.000 0.983 NA
R. vulgaris 50 R.v. 1a 22 22 24 22.6667 1.15470 1.000 0.997 1.000
R. vulgaris 50 R.v. 1b 22 22 23 22.3333 0.57735 1.000 0.983 1.000
R. vulgaris 50 R.v. 1c 25 25 26 25.3333 0.57735 0.225 1.000 0.936
R. vulgaris 300 R.v. 2a 24 25 26 25.0000 1.00000 0.356 1.000 0.983
R. vulgaris 300 R.v. 2b 24 22 25 23.6667 1.52753 0.936 1.000 1.000
R. vulgaris 300 R.v. 2c 22 23 24 23.0000 1.00000 0.997 1.000 1.000
R. vulgaris 2000 R.v. 3a 21 23 25 23.0000 2.00000 0.997 1.000 1.000
R. vulgaris 2000 R.v. 3b 24 25 28 25.6667 2.08167 0.132 1.000 0.838
R. vulgaris 2000 R.v. 3c 21 22 24 22.3333 1.52753 1.000 0.983 1.000
  1. There were four cages. One cage had the control group while the other three had the test groups. Each cage had 3 mice. All the mice in one cage received the same concentration of control/plant extract. R. vulgaris: Rhus vulgaris, DH2O: Distilled water, C 1: Control 1, C 2: Control 2, C 3: Control 3, a: Mouse No.1, b: Mouse No. 2, c: Mouse No. 3, R.v. 1 a: Oral dose of Rhus vulgaris (50 mg/kg) administered to Mouse No. 1, R.v. 1b: Oral dose of R. vulgaris (50 mg/kg) administered to Mouse No. 2, R.v. 1c: Oral dose of R. vulgaris (50 mg/kg) administered to Mouse No. 3, R.v. 2a: Oral dose of R. vulgaris (300 mg/kg) administered to Mouse No. 1, R.v. 2b: Oral dose of R. vulgaris (300 mg/kg) administered to Mouse No. 2, R.v. 2b: Oral dose of R. vulgaris (300 mg/kg) administered to Mouse No. 2, R.v. 2c: Oral dose of R. vulgaris (300 mg/kg) administered to Mouse No. 3, R.v. 3a: Oral dose of R. vulgaris (2000 mg/kg) administered to Mouse No. 1, R.v. 3b: Oral dose of R. vulgaris (2000 mg/kg) administered to Mouse No. 2, R.v. 3c: Oral dose of R. vulgaris (2000 mg/kg) administered to Mouse No. 1, NA: Not applicable