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Table 2 Effect of the extract on blood glucose and lipid profile

From: Antihypertensive potential of the aqueous extract which combine leaf of Persea americana Mill. (Lauraceae), stems and leaf of Cymbopogon citratus (D.C) Stapf. (Poaceae), fruits of Citrus medical L. (Rutaceae) as well as honey in ethanol and sucrose experimental model

  Glucose (mg/dL) Triglycerides (mg/dL) Total cholesterol (mg/dL) HDL–cholesterol (mg/dL) Atherogenic index
Water 110.60 ± 10.65 152.38 ± 9.98 156.41 ± 8.61 74.49 ± 5.43 0.51 ± 0.07
Ethanol 152.50 ± 13.29c 213.33 ± 7.33 210.25 ± 15.74 45.68 ± 4.40a 0.78 ± 0.03b
Sucrose 165.95 ± 8.23c 221.58 ± 4.53 222.56 ± 17.16c 44.61 ± 4.31a 0.80 ± 0.02b
EtOH+ Su 153.31 ± 10.42c 257.14 ± 2.24a 234.35 ± 15.16b 36.52 ± 3.18a 0.84 ± 0.01a
EtOH + Su + Nif 113.76 ± 13.25 51.42 ± 5.25 153.84 ± 6.01 β 70.59 ± 4.61α 0.54 ± 0.04α
EtOH + Su + Ext50 126.27 ± 13.47 90.79 ± 4.77 185.12 ± 14.80 47.00 ± 3.57b 0.74 ± 0.01b
EtOH + Su + Ext100 101.48 ± 8.53γ 68.57 ± 4.77 145.12 ± 14.47β 55.38 ± 3.00γ 0.61 ± 0.02γ
EtOH + Su + Ext150 110.11 ± 9.59γ 51.42 ± 3.38 135.38 ± 9.84α 69.04 ± 3.94α 0.47 ± 0.08α
  1. Each value represents a mean ± S.E.M.; n = 5; ap < 0.001; bp < 0.01, cp < 0.05: significantly different compared to water. αp < 0.001, βp < 0.01, γp < 0.05: significantly different compared to ethanol and sucrose. EtOH + Su = Ethanol and Sucrose; Ext50, Ext100 and Ext150 = Extract at the respective doses of 50, 100 and 150 mg/kg; Nif = Nifedipine.