Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2011 / Article / Tab 4

Original Article

Centella asiatica Improves Physical Performance and Health-Related Quality of Life in Healthy Elderly Volunteer

Table 4

Effect of various doses of C. asiatica on the satisfaction physical fitness score which assessed using QOL questionnaire in healthy elderly volunteer.

AspectPre-dose baseline scorePost-dose
1 month2 month3 monthDelay

Physical Functioning
Placebo84.50 ± 11.9682.00 ± 13.0780.13 ± 9.6879.00 ± 9.26
CA25078.25 ± 14.6077.63 ± 16.1380.75 ± 10.2678.75 ± 12.13
CA50084.13 ± 11.5982.88 ± 10.7484.63 ± 10.8686.00 ± 7.75*
CA75078.89 ± 9.4680.4 ± 9.982.88 ± 7.79b83.38 ± 7.53a

Subjects were measured the satisfaction score which assessed using QOL questionnaire. Data are presented as mean ± SD. - and -values were compared between pre-dose baseline score and post-dose score for 1, 2, 3 month and 1 month after the cessation of C. asiatica treatment ( = 20/group).
-value < .05 and .001 compared with pre-dose baseline score, respectively.
-value < .05 compared with placebo treated group.

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