Table 5: The effect of the root extract of U. chamae on the blood components.

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

WBC (×109/L)6.9 ± 0.4711.9 ± 1.229.6 ± 0.705.2 ± 0.366.4 ± 0.566.3 ± 0.649.17 ± 0.61
RBC (×1012/L)5.8 ± 0.305.2 ± 0.265.8 ± 0.505.5 ± 0.906.0 ± 0.485.8 ± 0.316.3 ± 0.62
Hgb (g/dl)12.0 ± 0.610.0 ± 0.4310.3 ± 0.7910.0 ± 1.6410.8 ± 0.810.0 ± 0.1212.4 ± 1.69
PCV (%)40.3 ± 3.3829.9 ± 0.6730.23 ± 2.1032.0 ± 5.7432.9 ± 2.6432.8 ± 1.4838.10 ± 5.29
MCV (fL)70.5 ± 7.054.6 ± 2.2456.0 ± 2.5258.4 ± 2.1755.3 ± 2.9559.3 ± 4.3360.2 ± 3.23
MCH (pg)20.9 ± 1.2919.3 ± 0.7017.9 ± 0.2318.4 ± 0.4318.0 ± 0.9418.5 ± 0.6719.5 ± 0.92
MCHC (g/dl)30.0 ± 1.3033.3 ± 0.6734.0 ± 0.3531.3 ± 0.6432.8 ± 0.0332.2 ± 1.5832.5 ± 0.30
PLT (×109/L)918.7 ± 5.90944.0 ± 25.74958.0 ± 34.70971.3 ± 8.99967.7 ± 22.60929.0 ± 17.04955.0 ± 26.63

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