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Research Article

Cerebroprotective Effect of Moringa oleifera against Focal Ischemic Stroke Induced by Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion

Table 1

Effect of Moringa oleifera leaves extract on neurological score in animal model of focal ischemic stroke ( ).

TreatmentNeurological score
Days after MCAO
7 days14 days21 days

Vehicle + Sham operation5.00 ± 0.005.00 ± 0.005.00 ± 0.00
Vehicle + MCAO3.33 ± 0.33aaa3.33 ± 0.33aaa3.67 ± 0.33aaa
Piracetam + MCAO4.33 ± 0.33*4.83 ± 0.17***5.0 ± 0.0***
Vitamin C + MCAO3.83 ± 0.404.67 ± 0.21**4.83 ± 0.17**
M. oleifera 100 mg/kg + MCAO3.83 ± 0.403.67 ± 0.424.17 ± 0.40
M. oleifera 200 mg/kg + MCAO4.17 ± 0.314.17 ± 0.31*4.20 ± 0.37
M. oleifera 400 mg/kg + MCAO3.83 ± 0.404.00 ± 0.454.40 ± 0.40*

Data were expressed as mean ± SEM. P value < .001, compared to vehicle plus sham operation. P value < .05, .01, and .001, respectively, compared to vehicle plus MCAO.

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