Journal of Toxicology / 2019 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Evaluation of Skin Irritation and Acute and Subacute Oral Toxicity of Lavandula angustifolia Essential Oils in Rabbit and Mice

Table 4

Body weight and food consumption of mice orally treated with L. angustifolia EO for 21 days.

ControlLA 2000 mg/kg

Female
Initial Body Weight (g)2020
Final Body Weight (g)33.5±2.424.5±2.1
Body Weight Gain (%)67.5±11.922.5±10.6
Food Intake (g/week)171.3±37.665.5±54.4
Male
Initial Body Weight (g)2020
Final Body Weight (g)28.5±0.737.4±2.9
Body Weight Gain (%)42.5±3.5487±14.4
Food Intake (g/week)122±48.1121.5±53.1

Values are expressed as mean ± SEM, n = 5 animals/group, p > 0.05 (Independent-samples T test), and LA= L. angustifolia.