Animal Groups (N=5) Treatment Phase1 Phase2
Baseline Formalin (2.5%) 258.60±10.9a
(2.78)
803.80±1.74a (11.88)
Negative Control DMSO (30%) 266.00±8.14a
(0.00)                 
718.40±2.66a
(0.00)
Positive Control Diclofenac (15mg/kgbw) 259.40±3.44a
(2.63)
14.20±1.20b
(98.02)
Acetone Extract 50mg/kgbw 227.20±3.89a
(14.59)
195.80±2.60b
(72.74)
  100mg/kgbw 226.80±4.28a
(14.73)
4.00±0.71ac
(99.38)
Values are expressed as Mean ± SEM for five animals per group. Values with the same superscript are not significantly different by ANOVA followed by Tukey’s post hoc test (p˃ 0.05). The figures in blankets represent % inhibition.
Table 1: Antinociceptive activities of acetone leaf extracts of C. volkensii on formalin induced pain in mice.