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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 4 Effect of J. gossypiifolia on body weight on hyperglycemic animals

From: Anti-diuretic and anti-glycemic properties of Jatropha gossypiifolia L. leave extract on wistar rats

Groups/days Control (STZ)
40 mg/kg
Mean ± SEM
Gliberclamide
10 mg/kg
Mean ± SEM
Normal control
Mean ± SEM
30 mg/kg
J. gossypiifolia
Mean ± SEM
50 mg/kg
J. gossypiifolia
Mean ± SEM
100 mg/kg
J. gossypiifolia
Mean ± SEM
Body Weight For Day 1 217.70 ± 26.44a 274.30 ± 6.74a 177.00 ± 4.16a 249.30 ± 22.24b 227.70 ± 9.68a 266.00 ± 18.56a
Body Weight For Day 7 181.70 ± 18.22b 216.00 ± 20.55c 173.70 ± 2.19a 217.70 ± 26.30b 181.70 ± 17.68c 204.70 ± 44.25c
Body Weight For Day 14 162.70 ± 18.27c 240.00 ± 7.00b 199.00 ± 1.15b 218.30 ± 20.67b 193.00 ± 14.53b 231.30 ± 22.75b
  1. P-value > superscript a = 0.05, b = 0.01, showed the level of significant difference when compared across the days, (n = 5). DW---- distilled water, JG--- J. gossypiifolia