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Table 3 Effects of ethanol extracts of propolis of T. fiebrigi (ETP) and S. jujuyensis (ESP) on the ammonia liquor-induced cough in rats

From: In vivo evaluation of pharmacological properties of Argentine stingless bee geopropolis

GroupDoseTreatmentCough
(mg/Kg)(p.o.)Latent period (s)Cough FrequencyInhibition (%)
Controlss3 days10.80 ± 1.1316.25 ± 1.77
Codeine phosphate33 days78.50 ± 8.49*4.00 ± 1.41*75.38
ETP1253 days12.38 ± 0.149.50 ± 0.71*41.54
 2503 days17.75 ± 0.35*8.00 ± 1.41*50.77
 5003 days19.88 ± 2.23*6.00 ± 1.50*63.07
 10003 days30.56 ± 4.84*3.50 ± 0.50*78.46
ESP1253 days20.56 ± 2.04*9.50 ± 0.71*41.52
 2503 days24.10 ± 0.57*7.59 ± 0.45*53.29
 5003 days35.92 ± 6.30*4.00 ± 1.41*75.38
 10003 days46.82 ± 11.89*3.50 ± 0.66*78.46
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SE (n = 6).
  2. s seconds, ss saline solution
  3. *p < 0.05 compared with the control group