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Table 2 Hypoglycemic effects of 80% methanolic leaf extract of Caylusea abyssinica on blood glucose levels in normal mice

From: Evaluation of the effects of 80% methanolic leaf extract of Caylusea abyssinica (fresen.) fisch. & Mey. on glucose handling in normal, glucose loaded and diabetic rodents

  Blood glucose level in mg/dL
Group 0 h 1 h 2 h 3 h 4 h
TW80 72.00 ± 9.77 66.00 ± 6.51 81.67 ± 10.83 50.33 ± 1.67 54.83 ± 2.97
GL5 85.33 ± 11.61 68.83 ± 9.22 53.5 ± 5.47a1,b1 48.83 ± 2.44a2 56.83 ± 6.2a1
CA100 79.17 ± 25.33 53.5 ± 3.82 58.67 ± 7.42 45.5 ± 3.21 45.83 ± 4.43
CA200 83.33 ± 16.76 54.17 ± 8.53 44.33 ± 6.38a1,b1 42.17 ± 3.4a1 46.83 ± 3.05a1
CA300 96.33 ± 21.44 75.00 ± 16.21 57.17 ± 5.91 50.5 ± 7.11 44.83 ± 3.12a1
  1. n = 6; CA100 = C. abyssinica extract 100 mg/kg, CA200 = C. abyssinica extract 200 mg/kg, CA300 = C. abyssinica extract 300 mg/kg, TW80 = 2%Tween-80, GL5 = Glibenclamide 5 mg/kg; a compared with fasting blood glucose level (t = 0 h), b compared with negative control group; 1p < 0.05, 2 p < 0.01.