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Research Article

Safety Evaluation of Zingiber cassumunar Roxb. Rhizome Extract: Acute and Chronic Toxicity Studies in Rats

Table 1

Body weights (g) of rats receiving a single dose of Z. cassumunar extract granules in acute toxicity studya.

Dose (mg/kg bw/day)Day 0Day 7Day 14Weight gain at day 14

Female
 0215.00 ± 2.69237.00 ± 4.78231.00 ± 3.8616.00 ± 3.86
 5,000215.50 ± 3.05227.80 ± 5.28233.30 ± 4.5617.80 ± 2.37
Male
 0240.00 ± 3.33291.70 ± 4.49341.70 ± 4.08101.70 ± 2.20
 5,000242.20 ± 2.78275.00 ± 3.82307.20 ± 5.66*65.00 ± 3.53*

Values are expressed as mean ± SEM (n = 10 for each group).
values < 0.05, compared to the corresponding control.

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