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Research Article

Effect of Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) Essential Oil on Acute Inflammatory Response

Figure 2

The animals were treated topically with LEO (0.125, 0.25, 0.5, 1.0, and 2.5 mg/ear) or Dexa (0.1 mg/ear) 1 h before the croton oil-induced ear edema, , , and , compared with croton oil (a). Myeloperoxidase enzyme activity, , compared with croton oil and compared to vehicle (Vh) (b). Nitric oxide levels, compared with croton oil (c). The ear edema, the activity of myeloperoxidase, and the nitric oxide concentration were determined 6 hours after application of croton oil. Data are expressed as mean ± SEM (one-way ANOVA, Tukey test).

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