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Table 3 Effects of crude aqueous and methanolic extracts of leaves, stem and roots of Chasmanthera dependens on percentage body weight and rate of survival of Plasmodium berghi infected male Swiss albino mice

From: Antiplasmodial and in vitro antioxidant potentials of crude aqueous and methanol extracts of Chasmanthera dependens (Hochst)

Groups/Extracts Number of animals Initial body weight of animals (g) Final body weight of animals (g) % Body weight of animals % Survival rate
1. NC 6 23.0 26.7 16.1 100
2. NEG.C 6 20.0 17.5 12.5 33.3
3. STD.C 6 18.0 20.8 15.6 100
4. CDRM 6 22.0 24.3 10.5 100
5. CDLM 6 22.0 24.1 9.6 100
6. CDSM 6 25.0 26.7 6.8 50
7. CDRA 6 24.0 26.4 10.0 100
8. CDLA 6 25.0 27.0 8.0 83.3
9. CDSA 6 24.0 25.4 5.8 50
  1. NC, normal control; NEG.C, negative control; STD.C, standard control; CDRM, C. dependens root methanol; CDLM, C. dependens leaves methanol; CDSM, C. dependens stem methanol; CDRA, C. dependens root aqueous; CDLA, C. dependens leaves aqueous; CDSA, C. dependens stem aqueous