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Table 3 In vivo anti-malarial activities of crude extract of Dichrostachys cinerea and Commiphora africana in the Peters’ suppressive test

From: In vitro and in vivo studies on anti-malarial activity of Commiphora africana and Dichrostachys cinerea used by the Maasai in Arusha region, Tanzania

Treatment Parasite suppression rate (%) Change in body weight (initial–final in grams) Mean survival days
Control 0.00 − 17.9% (23.5 ± 1.1–19.3.0 ± 1.4) 12.2 ± 2.5
CAB-DCM 64.24 ± 1.43 5.8% (22.4 ± 0.6–23.7 ± 1.2) 23.0 ± 3.5
DCB-DCM 53.12 ± 2.02 3.9% (22.1 ± 1.0–22.9 ± 1.1) 22.3 ± 3.05
Quinine 96.02 ± 5.00 7.2% (20.8 ± 1.5–22.3 ± 1.0) 28.0 ± 0.0
  1. Mean and standard deviation values were generated from five replicates of each assay
  2. CAB-DCM: dichloromethane extract of Commiphora africana bark; DCB-DCM: dichloromethane extract of Dichrostachys cinerea bark