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Table 4 Antidiabetic effects of hydroalcoholic leaves extract of I. spicata on blood glucose levels in alloxan induced diabetic mice

From: Effect of hydroalcoholic leaves extract of Indigofera spicata Forssk. on blood glucose level of normal, glucose loaded and diabetic rodents

Group Blood glucose level(mg/dl)
  0 h 2 h 4 h 6 h 8 h
2 % TW-80 345.33 ± 29.73 359.67 ± 34.40 405.67 ± 32.48 379.67 ± 21.36 376.00 ± 22.65
5 mg/kg GC 356.50 ± 25.58 246.33 ± 24.15©,* 186.50 ± 19.27©©,** 169.50 ± 13.19©©,** 166.00 ± 10.43©©,**
100 mg/kg ISP 356.17 ± 22.12 296.00 ± 23.33 229.67 ± 29.04©©, * 223.17 ± 27.91©©, * 196.33 ± 20.74©©,**
200 mg/kg ISP 331.67 ± 28.39 256.50 ± 28.44 217.50 ± 24.54©©, * 200.33 ± 18.78©©,* 180.00 ± 14.43©©,**
400 mg/kg ISP 373.17 ± 26.97 284.33 ± 22.49* 237.33 ± 20.33©©,** 181.50 ± 7.85©©,** 179.33 ± 9.95©©,**
  1. Values are mean ± S.E, n = 6. ISP = Indigofera spicata. GC = glibeneclamide. TW-80 = tween-80. * = Intra-group comparison with fasting blood glucose level (t = 0 h) with p < 0.05 and ** for p < 0.001. © = comparison with the negative controls for p < 0.05 and ©© for p < 0.001