Group % oedema
  Mean ± S.E. % of change % of Potency
Control (1 ml saline) 61.8 ± 1.3 - -
Alcohol extract (100 mg/kg b. wt.) 24.9 ± 1.1* 59.7 92.01
Indomethacin (20 mg/kg b. wt.) 21.7± 0.9* 64.88 100
Potency calculated as compared to the standard anti- inflammatory drug Indomethacin
* Significantly different from control group at p <0.01
% of change is calculated as regard to the control group. S.E.=standard error
Table 2: Results of acute anti-inflammatory effect of the alcohol extract of A. grandidentata Salm.–Dyck, in male albino rats (n=6).