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Table 1 Relative organ weight of rats following 28-day repeated administration of Culcasia angolensis leaves extract (CAE)

From: Preliminary sub-acute toxicological assessment of methanol leaves extract of Culcasia angolensis (Araceae) in Wistar rats

Organs Treatment groups (mg/kg)
DW (1 ml/kg) CAE (125) CAE (250) CAE (500)
Liver 7.56 ± 0.64 7.71 ± 0.22 7.68 ± 0.09 7.54 ± 0.14
Kidney 0.74 ± 0.45 0.77 ± 0.78 0.81 ± 0.92 0.76 ± 0.07
Lungs 2.29 ± 0.04 2.33 ± 0.03 2.38 ± 0.04 2.27 ± 0.06
Heart 0.68 ± 4.42 0.70 ± 9.81 0.72 ± 4.62 0.75 ± 9.72
  1. The values were documented as mean ± SEM (one-way ANOVA followed by Dunnett's post hoc test)
  2. DW distilled water, p.o per oral, CAE Culcasia angolensis leaves extract, n = 6