Table 1: Effects of Maerua angolensis stem bark extract in the Irwin’s test.

Dose (mg kg-1)Effects (time period)D/T

0No effect (0-180 min)0/5
100Analgesia, reduced fear response (60-120 min)0/5
300Analgesia, reduced fear response (30-120 min)0/5
1000Analgesia, reduced fear and touch response (30-120 min)0/5
3000Analgesia, reduced fear, touch response & activity (30-120 min)0/5
5000Analgesia, reduced fear, touch response and activity (30-120 min) Increased jumps (15-30 min).0/5

D= number of deaths recorded T= number of animals treated