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Table 5 Effect of aqueous extract of flowers from N. arbor-tristis on food intake, water intake and bodyweight change in mice after 30 days of treatment

From: Hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic activities of aqueous extract of flowers from Nycantus arbor-tristis L. in male mice

   # of Weeks
Parameters Treatment 1 2 3 4
Food intake (g) Control 0.1597 ± 0.0105 0.1556 ± 0.005 0.1543 ± 0.008 0.1553 ± 0.007
Treatment 0.1757 ± 0.0180 0.1690 ± 0.0140 0.1653 ± 0.007 0.1657 ± 0.0135
Water intake (ml) Control 0.2394 ± 0.0198 0.2369 ± 0.0176 0.2350 ± 0.0153 0.1753 ± 0.0776
Treatment 0.2668 ± 0.0173 0.2574 ± 0.0235 0.2593 ± 0.0233 0.2516 ± 0.0249
Body weight (g) Control 42.00 ± 1.25 42.00 ± 1.27 41.88 ± 1.29 41.63 ± 1.41
Treatment 39.67 ± 1.72 39.44 ± 1.69 39.67 ± 1.65 40.22 ± 1.69
  1. The data are given as mean ± S.EM (n = 9). No statistically significant differences were observed between values. Control group was given distilled water while treated group was given 500 mg/kg of the extract. The data was analyzed by parametric method-ANOVA