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Table 6 Effect of PA flower ethanolic extracts on an FBG level in diabetic rats

From: Mechanism of antidiabetic effects of Plicosepalus Acaciae flower in streptozotocin-induced type 2 diabetic rats, as complementary and alternative therapy

Groups/Treatment/Dose
(n = 10)
Effect on FBG (mg/dl) during treatment period (in days)
Baseline 0 5 10 15
Normal Control/1 ml/kg 90.10 ± 0.56 89.10 ± 0.64 87.50 ± 0.63 88.6 ± 0.56 86.50 ± 0.92
Diabetic Control/1 ml/kg 89.10 ± 0.64a 307.3 ± 2.56*** 303.9 ± 2.45*** 304.3 ± 2.20*** 302 ± 1.88***
Diabetic-PA/150 mg/kg 87.5 ± 0.5***, b 306.1 ± 1.28***, b 281.3 ± 1.17***, ### 251.4 ± 1.22***,### 214.7 ± 3.01***,###
Diabetic-PA/300 mg/kg 89.10 ± 0.45a,b 289.9 ± 1.02***,### 264.4 ± 1.14***,### 229.5 ± 1.08***,### 160 ± 1.61***,###
Diabetic-Met/150 mg/kg 91.3 ± 0.65a, ## 279.6 ± 0.96***,### 239.9 ± 0.97***,### 189.7 ± 0,93***,### 148.6 ± 1.05***,###
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SEM; n = 10. p < 0.001 significant vs. Normal Control. ## p < 0.01, ### p < 0.001 significant vs. Diabetic Control, a; non-significant vs. Normal Control, b; non-significant vs. Diabetic Control. FBG Fasting blood glucose; PA Plicosepalus Acacia; Met Metformin