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Table 4 Effect of Uvaria chamae on the body weight (g)

From: Antidiabetic and hypolipidemic activities of hydroethanolic root extract of Uvaria chamae in streptozotocin induced diabetic albino rats

Group Day1 Day5 Day8
I 130.7 ± 17.9 135.7 ± 20.5 159.0 ± 2.1
II 137.7 ± 5.8 127.3 ± 16.8 167.0 ± 3.5
III 133.7 ± 5.6 140.0 ± 6.1 122.7 ± 9.3*
IV 121.0 ± 4.4 107.7 ± 4.1 102.3 ± 1.5*
V 124.0 ± 7.2 118.3 ± 7.1 120.0 ± 2.9*
VI 135.0 ± 6.4 124.0 ± 2.7 118.3 ± 3.5*
  1. *Significant difference (p < 0.05; n = 5) between the Mean ± SEM of test group vs. control. Group I = (control) Normal rats received 0.5 ml (2% solution) of acacia, II = diabetic rats treated with insulin 0.5I.U/kg, III = diabetic rats treated with 400 mg/kg extract, IV = diabetic rats treated with 250 mg/kg extract, V = diabetic rats treated with 100 mg/kg extracts, VI = diabetic rats untreated
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