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Table 2 Effect of sub-chronic treatment (30 days) malathion (200 mg / kg BW, po) and / or essential oils of lavender (50 mg / kg, PC, OP) on relative weight of testis and epididymis in male mice

From: Lavandula stoechas essential oils protect against Malathion-induces reproductive disruptions in male mice

Parameters CTR M LSEO M + LSEO
Testis relative weight (g/100 g b.w) 0.52 ± 0.01 0.63 ± 0.06* 0.54 ± 0.04# 0.49 ± 0.02#
Epididymis relative weight (g/100 g b.w) 0.09 ± 0.01 0.12 ± 0.02* 0.09 ± 0.02# 0.1 ± 0.02#
  1. The results represent the mean ± SEM (n = 12). (*: P < 0.05 vs. control, and #: P < 0.05 vs malathion-group by the student-test)