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Table 5 Anti-diarrheal effect of PEF, DMF, and EAF by castor oil-induced diarrhea in mice

From: In vitro and in vivo evaluation of pharmacological potential of Begonia barbata Wall

Treatment % Reduction in the frequency of diarrheal episode
Hour after administration of plant sample/drug
1 h 2 h 3 h 4 h
Loperamide (50 mg/kg) 100 90.09 85.65 74.96
PEF (200 mg/kg) 49.62 69.97 57.17 44.98
PEF (400 mg/kg) 100 79.88 71.52 59.97
EAF (200 mg/kg) 24.81 69.97 57.17 50.07
EAF (400 mg/kg) 75.18 69.97 50.11 55.02