Table 1: Effect of extract on Total Protein, Albumin and Bilirubin.


Treatment T. Prot 24hrs (g/dl) T. Prot day 14 (g/dl) Albumin 24hrs (g/dl) Albumin day 14 (g/dl) T. Bil day 14 (g/dl)

GROUP I 7.54 ± 0.42 a 8.37 ± 0.57 a 2.30 ± 0.08 a 3.79 ± 0.07 a 1.13 ± 0.06 a
GROUP II 5.91 ± 0.19 b 6.14 ± 0.22 b 1.73 ± 0.23 b 2.17 ± 0.04 b 1.54 ± 0.14 b
GROUP III 6.45 ± 0.35 a b 7.59 ± 0.44 a b 2.17 ± 0.07 a 3.59 ± 0.06 c 1.19 ± 0.08 a b
GROUP IV 6.34 ± 0.35 b 7.34 ± 0.34 a b 1.99 ± 0.11 a b 3.31 ± 0.03 c 1.50 ± 0.14 a b
GROUP V 6.34 ± 0.63 b 7.64 ± 0.71 a b 2.10 ± 0.02 a b 3.33 ± 0.05 c 1.19 ± 0.15 a b

Key: Data are expressed as means ± SEM (n = 5). Values with different alphabets within a column are statistically significant at P < 0.05. Group I- Normal control, Group II- CCl 4 induced control, Group III- Silymarin, Group IV- 200mg/kg b.wt of L.inermis + CCl 4 Group V- 400mg/kg b.wt of L. inermis + CCl 4.