The results revealed that ethanol extract of the whole plant of Phyllanthus amarusreduced the litter size and weight of albino rats at birth, especially at high doses. Doses administered intraperitoneally were 100, 150 and 200 mg/kg bw. Treatments significantly (P< 0.05) affected the litter size and litter weight at birth.
Key words: Phyllanthus amarus, litter size, litter weight, albino rat.
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