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Table 3 Effects on the gonadal hormones

From: Danshen enhanced the estrogenic effects of Qing E formula in ovariectomized rats

Groups FSH (ng/ml) LH (ng/ml) E2 (pg/ml)
Sham (n = 9) 5.86 ± 0.77 0.38 ± 0.03 14.05 ± 1.09
OVX (n = 8) 51.40 ± 5.82** 4.22 ± 0.36** 8.26 ± 0.76**
BDL (n = 9) 45.81 ± 4.20** 4.64 ± 0.61** 10.40 ± 0.98*
BDH (n = 9) 53.01 ± 5.25** 3.81 ± 0.34** 10.83 ± 1.46*
BDD (n = 9) 51.11 ± 4.10** 4.71 ± 0.38** 10.87 ± 0.87*
  1. Data are expressed as mean_S.E.M. Means in columns with superscript are significantly different. *P < 0.05,**P < 0.01vs. Sham group; FSH follicle-stimulating hormone, LH luteinizing hormone, E 2 estradiol