Table 2: Effect of extract on Liver indices.


Treatment AST 24hrs(U/l) AST day 24(U/l) ALT 24hrs (U/l) ALT day 24 (U/l)

GROUP I 59.11 ± 10.03 a 79.77 ± 8.93 a 24.85 ± 0.28 a 28.17 ± 0.48 a
GROUP II 115.18 ± 5.14 b 150.78 ± 3.02 b 41.07 ± 1.91 b 71.33 ± 7.06 b
GROUP III 89.52 ± 0.60 c 128.00 ± 0.76 c 28.26 ± 0.04 a 40.23 ± 4.28 a
GROUP IV 111.25 ± 9.52 b c 146.12 ± 1.21 b d 32.68 ± 1.74 c 57.16 ± 2.18 c
GROUP V 107.06 ± 8.01 b c 135.28 ± 1.66 c d 34.43 ± 0.05 c 57.08 ± 2.04 c
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.