Advances in Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences / 2013 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

In Vivo Potential Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Melissa officinalis L. Essential Oil

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


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).

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