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Table 2 Effects of Tualang honey on epithelial vaginal thickness and endometrial uterine thickness after 2 weeks administration

From: The effects of tualang honey on female reproductive organs, tibia bone and hormonal profile in ovariectomised rats - animal model for menopause

  SHAM OVX THL (0.2 g/kg) THM (1.0 g/kg) THH (2.0 g/kg)
Vaginal epithelium (μm) 49.72 (6.00)** 28.9 (7.00) 50.15 (19.00)** 43.41 (21.00)* 38.65 (9.00)**
Endometrium (μm) 436.05 (96.00)** 78.39 (168.00) 517.35 (125.00)* 489.09 (90.00) 506.81 (120.00)
  1. SHAM = Sham-operated Control rats; OVX = overictomised non-honey treated Control rats
  2. THL = Tualang Honey, low dose; THM = Tualang Honey, medium dose; THH = Tualang Honey, high dose
  3. All values are expressed as the median (IR).
  4. a Kruskal - Wallis test.
  5. *P < 0.05 and **P < 0.01 vs. OVX (Mann-Whitney U - test)