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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 2 Serum insulin level, HOMA-IR and HOMA-β scores of type 2 diabetic rats given lemongrass tea ad libitum

From: Effect of lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus Stapf) tea in a type 2 diabetes rat model

GroupsNCDBCDLTLDLTHDMFNLTH
Insulin (pmol/l)251.60 ± 50.10d147.40 ± 80.90a208.10 ± 80.80b214.70 ± 21.00b,c225.30 ± 24.40c268.90 ± 57.90d
HOMA-IR55.90 ± 11.10a86.30 ± 47.30c76.40 ± 28.60b61.50 ± 6.00a74.00 ± 8.00b64.40 ± 13.90a
HOMA-β15.90 ± 3.18d3.55 ± 1.95a7.72 ± 3.00b10.60 ± 1.03c9.68 ± 1.04c15.40 ± 3.24d
  1. Data are shown as mean ± SD. Values with different letters across the rows for a given parameter are significantly different from each other. NC normal control, DBC diabetic control, DLTL diabetic lemongrass tea low, DLTH diabetic lemongrass tea high, DMF diabetic metformin, NLTH normal lemongrass tea high