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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 3 Effect of crude ethanolic extract of P. hydropipper L. aerial parts (EEPHL and EEPHS) on blood glucose level in hyperglycemic mice following two hours of glucose loading. All administrations were made orally

From: A preliminary evaluation of cytotoxicity, antihyperglycemic and antinociceptive activity of Polygonum hydropiper L. ethanolic leaf extract

Treatment Dose (mg/kg body weight) Blood glucose level (mmol/l) % lowering of blood glucose level
Control 10 ml 5.32 ± 0.32 --
Glibenclamide 10 mg 3.08 ± 0.08 42.1*
EEPHL 50 mg 2.72 ± 0.03 48.8*
EEPHL 100 mg 2.58 ± 0.06 51.5*
EEPHL 200 mg 2.44 ± 0.05 54.1*
EEPHL 400 mg 2.22 ± 0.07 58.2*
EEPHS 400 mg 5.24 ± 0.07 1.5
  1. Values represented as mean ± SEM, (n = 5); *P < 0.05; significant compared to hyperglycemic control animals