Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Long-Term Oral Administration of Capsicum baccatum Extracts Does Not Alter Behavioral, Hematological, and Metabolic Parameters in CF1 Mice

Table 2

Hematological profiles of mice following gavage administration of C. baccatum extracts for 60 days (200 mg/kg).

ParametersControlEthanolButanol

Hb (g/dL)13.1 ± 0.5613.1 ± 0.9513.1 ± 0.81
RBC count (106/μL)8.5 ± 0.338.5 ± 0.438.3 ± 0.65
HCT (%)40.1 ± 2.2939.7 ± 3.5339.1 ± 2.47
MCV (fl)47.3 ± 1.5746.6 ± 1.9347.2 ± 1.82
MCH (pg)15.5 ± 0.5115.5 ± 0.4415.8 ± 0.46
MCHC (g/dL)32.9 ± 1.3233.2 ± 0.7233.5 ± 0.60
WBC count (103/μL)6910 ± 2222.27818 ± 1639.28158 ± 2090.7
Lymphocyte (%)74.5 ± 5.1179.9 ± 7.0670.3 ± 9.88
Neutrophils (%)19.7 ± 7.012.2 ± 6.9022.0 ± 7.97

Hb: hemoglobin; RBC: red blood cells; HCT: hematocrit; MCV: mean corpuscular volume; MCH: mean corpuscular hemoglobin; MCHC: Mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration; WBC: white blood cells. No significant difference was observed among groups ( ). Values are mean ± SEM of 10 animals.