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Table 1 Effects of SML on body weight in OVX mice

From: Effects of Salvia miltiorrhiza extract with supplemental liquefied calcium on osteoporosis in calcium-deficient ovariectomized mice

Period Groups Body weight (g) Body Weight Gains During Treatment (g)
At OVXα At Initial Treatmentα At Sacrificeα
Sham 23.14 ± 1.23b 24.57 ± 0.96c 26.71 ± 2.51d 2.14 ± 1.1cd
OVX 24.29 ± 2.1 a 29.67 ± 1.15 a 36.59 ± 1.98a 6.92 ± 1.8 ab
SME 50 mg/kg 24.37 ± 1.53 a 28.93 ± 0.82ab 35.71 ± 1.15ab 6.78 ± 1.17ab
SME 100 mg/kg 24.1 ± 1.62 a 28.71 ± 0.96ab 35.95 ± 1.98ab 7.24 ± 0.82a
SME 200 mg/kg 23.94 ± 0.95ab 28.5 ± 0.84b 36.1 ± 2.23a 7.6 ± 1.94a
SML 50 mg/kg 24.22 ± 1.15 a 29.14 ± 1.11a 35.74 ± 1.92ab 6.6 ± 1.3b
SML 100 mg/kg 24.41 ± 1.42 a 28.59 ± 1.26ab 36.25 ± 2.68a 7.7 ± 2.21a
SML 200 mg/kg 24.37 ± 1.27 a 28.63 ± 1.29ab 32.59 ± 2.11b 3.96 ± 2.05c
LCa 10 ml/kg 24.51 ± 0.85a 27.92 ± 2.21bc 34.93 ± 1.29ab 7.01 ± 1.82a
E2 0.1 mg/kg 24.62 ± 1.09a 28.15 ± 1.42b 30.21 ± 1.38c 2.06 ± 2.13d
  1. Values are given as mean ± S.E.M. n = 7 for all groups. αAll animals were overnight fasted; Means with different superscripts (a, b, c, d) are significantly different at p < 0.05 in pairwise comparisons