Figure 3: Myeloperoxidase activity in colonic tissue of rats. Normal and control rats treated with saline/tween (5 mL/kg); mesalamine was administered at 100 mg/kg, and dexamethasone at 1 mg/kg. Data are presented as mean ± SEM. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, and ***P < 0.001 indicate significant difference versus the control group. SOEE, Salvia officinalis ethanolic extract; SOMP, Salvia officinalis methanolic partition.