Table 2: Effect of the root extract of U. chamae on lipids (mg/dl) in alloxan-induced diabetes mellitus.

ParametersControl (2% acacia)Glibenclamide (71 µg/kg)Pioglitazone (429 µg/kg)UC (100 mg/kg)UC (250 mg/kg)UC (400 mg/kg)Diabetic untreated

TChol151.3 ± 4.67168.7 ± 17.4172.3 ± 13.0176.0 ± 5.0163.0 ± 13.8163.0 ± 1.8179.3 ± 11.1
TG51.33 ± 9.4053.3 ± 6.857.7 ± 7.8055.3 ± 5.9043.3 ± 3.8046.0 ± 5.0365.7 ± 0.33
HDL35.33 ± 0.8847.33 ± 4.9741.67 ± 4.9744.67 ± 2.450.0 ± 2.8857.67 ± 1.533.67 ± 3.18
LDL105.7 ± 0.60110.7 ± 1.3119.1 ± 1.03120.3 ± 0.52104.3 ± 0.1296.1 ± 0.30132.2 ± 0.30

Significant difference (; ) between the mean ± SEM of test groups vs. control. UC: Uvaria chamae.