Table 1: Experimental design.

GroupNumber of animalsIntraperitoneal injection (three times/week)Oral administration (5 mL/kg)Durations (weeks)

Normal control6Sterile distilled water (1 mL/kg)10% Tween-208
Cirrhosis control6TAA10% Tween-208
Reference control6TAASilymarin 50 mg/kg8
Low dose 
B. rotunda
6TAAB. rotunda 250 mg/Kg8
High dose 
B. rotunda
6TAAB. rotunda 500 mg/kg8