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Table 1 Comparison of body weight change among butanol fractionated extract of A. africanus treated groups, at doses of 1000, 3000 and 5000 mg/kg body weight and control mice during the 14 days of observation

From: Toxicological study of the butanol fractionated root extract of Asparagus africanus Lam., on some blood parameter and histopathology of liver and kidney in mice

Group Dose (mg/kg) Initial body weight Body weight at day 7 Final body weight at day 14
III 1000 20.84 ± 0.80 27.62 ± 0.40 30.46 ± 0.45
II 3000 20.83 ± 0.35 27.57 ± 0.70 30.13 ± 0.48
I 5000 21.43 ± 0.54 27.94 ± 0.71 30.90 ± 0.69
IV Control 20.66 ± 0.44 26.90 ± 0.68 30.07 ± 0.45
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SEM, n = 6/group