Table 3: Effect of C. asiatica on physical fitness measured by hand grip.

Hand strengthPre-dose baseline scorePost-dose score
1 month2 month3 monthDelay

Left side (kg)
Placebo23.05 ± 4.6922.95 ± 4.5723.48 ± 4.46 ,
CA25021.55 ± 3.4522.28 ± 2.9622.70 ± 2.34
CA50024.80 ± 7.8823.90 ± 6.5922.98 ± 5.30
CA75024.85 ± 6.2925.50 ± 6.5526.15 ± 7.30

Right side (kg)
Placebo23.43 ± 5.6323.33 ± 5.2424.05 ± 5.44
CA25023.40 ± 2.6724.05 ± 3.7823.38 ± 3.01
CA50026.58 ± 7.9524.7 ± 6.3224.38 ± 5.16
CA75026.18 ± 5.5326.40 ± 5.4426.98 ± 5.41

Subjects were measured physical fitness by hand grip. Data are presented as mean ± SD. - and -values were compared between pre-dose baseline score and post-dose 1, 2, 3 month and 1 month after cessation of treatment ( = 20/group).