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Table 1 Effect of crude methanol extract of A. sessilis aerial parts (MEAAS) on blood glucose level in hyperglycemic mice following 120 minutes of glucose loading

From: A preliminary evaluation of antihyperglycemic and analgesic activity of Alternanthera sessilis aerial parts

Treatment Dose (mg/kg body weight) Blood glucose level (mmol/l) % lowering of blood glucose level
Control 10 ml 5.60 ± 0.27 -
Glibenclamide 10 mg 2.86 ± 0.26 48.9*
(MEAAS) 50 mg 4.32 ± 0.16 22.9*
(MEAAS) 100 mg 3.88 ± 0.24 30.7*
(MEAAS) 200 mg 3.06 ± 0.11 45.4*
(MEAAS) 400 mg 3.02 ± 0.17 46.1*
  1. All administrations were made orally. Values represented as mean ± SEM, (n = 5); * P < 0.05; significant compared to hyperglycemic control animals.