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Table 2 Actions of methanol bark extract of Hymenocardia acida on enteropooling in mice

From: Antidiarrhoeal potentials of methanol bark extract of Hymenocardia Acida Tul (Euphorbiaceae) in laboratory animals

Treatments (mg/kg) Volume of intestinal content(ml) Percentage inhibition (%)
DW (10 ml/kg) 0.30 ± 0.02
MEHA (150) 0.12 ± 0.02* 60.00
MEHA (300) 0.15 ± 0.02* 50.00
MEHA (600) 0.11 ± 0.05* 63.33
LOP (3) 0.10 ± 0.01* 66.66
  1. The values represented as Mean ± SEM; *p < 0.05, compared to the distilled water group (one-way ANOVA followed by Dunnett's post hoc test), DW = distilled Water, MEHA = methanol stem bark extract of H. acida, LOP = loperamide, p.o = per oral, n = 6