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Fig. 5 | BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Fig. 5

From: Ethanol-extracted Cameroonian propolis exerts estrogenic effects and alleviates hot flushes in ovariectomized Wistar rats

Fig. 5

Effects of a 3-day treatment with EEP on the vaginal epithelium: microphotographs (a) and epithelial height (b). OVX = OVX animals treated with the vehicle; E2V = OVX animals treated with estradiol valerate at 1 mg/kg BW; GEN = OVX animals treated with genistein at 10 mg/kg BW; Propolis = OVX animals treated with EEP at doses of 50, 150 and 300 mg/kg BW. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01 as compared with control. Lv = vaginal lumen, Co = stratum corneum, Gr = stratum granulosum, Ge = stratum germinativum, St: Stroma

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