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Table 1 Relative organ weight (Mean ± SEM) of mice (n = 6) treated with different doses of cathinone and crude khat extract daily for 4 weeks

From: Evaluation of immunomodulatory activities of methanolic extract of khat (Catha edulis, Forsk) and cathinone in Swiss albino mice

Test substances Group Organ weight (mean ± SEM)
Liver Kidney
Control 5.26 ± 0.069 1.376 ± 0.09
Cathinone (mg/kg) 0.625 5.38 ± 0.058 1.35 ± 0.075
1.25 5.59 ± 0.029 1.38 ± 0.014
2.5 6.1 ± 0.153 1.44 ± 0.11
5.0 6.65 ± 0.167 1.9 ± 0.096
Khat (mg/kg) 50 6.02 ± 0.15 1.49 ± 0.04
100 5.89 ± 0.023 1.38 ± 0.03
200 6.1 ± 0.18 1.8 ± 0.1