Table 3: Effect of essential oil of Melissa  officinalis  L. on experimental trauma-induced rat paw edema.

Treatment groupsDose mg/kg p.o.Mean volume of edema (left paw-right paw) induced by experimental trauma (mL)
1 h 30 min3 h6 h

Control
Indomethacin10
EOMO200
EOMO400

Values are expressed as mean ± S.E.M. ( ), EOMO: essential oil of Melissa  officinalis  L., statistically significant compared to the control and reference drug (Indomethacin).