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Table 7 Effect of L. speciosa flower extract on blood glucose of Swiss albino mice

From: Investigation of biological activities of the flowers of Lagerstroemia speciosa, the Jarul flower of Bangladesh

Groups Blood Glucose Level (mmol/L)
0 min 1st hour 2nd hour 3rd hour
Control Group 5.98 ± 0.12 5.72 ± 0.49 5.70 ± 0.34 5.63 ± 0.56
Standard Group (5 mg/kg) 5.96 ± 0.31 2.00 ± 0.07 2.54 ± 0.13 2.76 ± 0.16
Methanol extract (200 mg/kg) 4.66 ± 0.23 5.22 ± 0.37 3.04 ± 0.11* 2.88 ± 0.33**
Methanol extract (400 mg/kg) 4.64 ± 0.41 2.88 ± 0.83** 2.60 ± 0.47** 2.47 ± 0.66**
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SD; * P < 0.05; **P < 0.01 vs. control; n = 5