Table 1

Effect of aqueous extract of C. papaya leaf on body weight and water consumption in diabetic and non-diabetic rats
C. papaya Diabetic Non-diabetic
g/100 mL Control 0.75 1.5 3 Control 0.75 1.5
Weight (g) 240±4.17a 252±2.3 253.2±4.4 214.5±1.89b 290±2.88 373.1±28.55c 311.4±20.67c
Water Consumption (mL) 1008±29.26a 437.1±15.13b 333.9±19.61b 828.5±89.62b 197.0±9.34 165.1±7.88c 296.6±12.81c

Data are expressed as mean ± S.E.M; n=6. ANOVA followed by Tukey’s test (p< 0.05). astatistically different from non-diabetic rats; bstatistically different from diabetic control and cstatistically different from non-diabetic control.

Juárez-Rojop et al.

Juárez-Rojop et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:236   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-236

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