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Table 2 Selected subject characteristics

From: Panax ginseng and salvia miltiorrhiza supplementation abolishes eccentric exercise-induced vascular stiffening: a double-blind randomized control trial

  Placebo Herb
(n = 11) (n = 12)
Age, yr 24  ±  1 26 ± 5
Height, cm 173 ± 1 174 ± 3
Body mass, kg 68 ± 2 68 ± 3
BMI, kg/m2 23 ± 1 22 ± 1
Body fat percentage, % 19 ± 1 18 ± 2
Waist-hip ratio 0.85 ± 0.01 0.85 ± 0.01
Heart rate at rest, bpm 67 ± 3 58 ± 3
Systolic BP, mmHg 118 ± 2 112 ± 3
Diastolic BP, mmHg 66 ± 2 62 ± 2
VO2peak, ml/kg/min 47 ± 2 47 ± 2
HDL cholesterol, mg/dL 53 ± 2 53 ± 3
LDL cholesterol, mg/dL 97 ± 9 86 ± 5
Total cholesterol, mg/dL 180 ± 9 192 ± 8
Triglyceride, mg/dL 78 ± 9 58 ± 8
HbA1C, % 5.4 ± 0.1 5.4 ± 0.1
  1. Values are means ± SEM
  2. BMI body mass index, BP blood pressure, VO 2 peak peak oxygen consumption, HbA1c glycosylated hemoglobin A1c