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Table 4 Treatment and protection

From: Linalool, derived from Cinnamomum camphora (L.) Presl leaf extracts, possesses molluscicidal activity against Oncomelania hupensis and inhibits infection of Schistosoma japonicum

Groups Female Male Total Reduction Egg number/g liver Reduction Egg number/g liver Egg number/g intestine Reduction Egg number/g intestine
  Worms Worms Worms (%) (×105) (%) /female worm (×104) (×105) (%) /female worm (×104)
Control 11.50 ± 1.93 11.50 ± 1.60 23.25 ± 3.24   4.73 ± 1.02   4.14 ± 0.81 5.71 ± 0.98   5.01 ± 0.82
0.1 mg/l linalool 8.38 ± 1.92 8.5 ± 1.69 16.88 ± 3.48 27.42** 3.54 ± 0.90 25.03* 4.25 ± 0.62 4.37 ± 0.60 23.36** 5.39 ± 0.97
1.0 mg/l linalool 4.50 ± 1.60 4.63 ± 1.41 9.13 ± 3.00 60.75*** 1.98 ± 0.66 58.12*** 4.50 ± 0.91 2.00 ± 0.76 64.90*** 4.47 ± 0.75
  1. Burdens and reduction rates of worm, hepatic egg, and intestine egg were calculated as described in Section "Methods" *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01 and ***P < 0.001, calculated by Student’s t-test.