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Table 4 Effects of ethanol extracts of propolis of T. fiebrigi (ETP) and S. jujuyensis (ESP) on the amount of phenol red secretion in rats

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

GroupDoseTreatmentAbsorbanceConcentration of phenol red (μg/ml)
(mg/kg)(p.o.)
Controlss3 days0.1005 ± 0.0030.8165 ± 0.019
Bromhexine123 days0.2592 ± 0.0052.1131 ± 0.035*
ETP1253 days0.1002 ± 0.0050.8102 ± 0.016
 2503 days0.0995 ± 0.0050.8115 ± 0.035
 5003 days0.0935 ± 0.0050.7592 ± 0.035
 10003 days0.0965 ± 0.0070.7837 ± 0.051
ESP1253 days0.1004 ± 0.0070.8164 ± 0.051
 2503 days0.0988 ± 0.0050.8128 ± 0.035
 5003 days0.1015 ± 0.0070.8247 ± 0.051
 10003 days0.0998 ± 0.0050.8118 ± 0.0351
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SE (n = 6).
  2. Ss saline solution
  3. *p < 0.05 compared with the control group