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Table 6 Effect of Zingber officinale extracts on liver and body weights of CCl4 treated rats

From: Zingiber officinale acts as a nutraceutical agent against liver fibrosis

Parameters Control CCl4 group CCl4 treated with
ethanol extract
CCl4 treated with
chloroform extract
CCl4 treated with
petroleum ether extract
CCl4 treated with silymarin
Liver weight
(LW)
6.08 ± 0.71
(b)
7.37 ± 0.95
(a)
6.28 ± 0.59
(b)
6.94 ± 1.06
(ab)
6.47 ± 0.93
(ab)
7.36 ± 0.48
(a)
Body weight
(BW)
165.66 ± 12.95
(a)
118.66 ± 4.32
(c)
140.00 ± 11.83
(b)
125.16 ± 12.25
(bc)
136.33 ± 26.88
(b)
161.00 ± 6.38
(a)
%
(LW/BW)
3.66 ± 0.24
(c)
6.20 ± 0.66
(a)
4.74 ± 0.96
(b)
4.93 ± 0.52
(b)
4.94 ± 0.57
(b)
4.62 ± 1.02
(b)
  1. Data are means ± SD of eight rats in each group.
  2. Data are expressed as grams.
  3. Unshared letters between groups are the significance values at p < 0.0001.
  4. Statistical analysis is carried out using one way analysis of variance (ANOVA), CoStat Computer Program.