Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2015 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Effect of Nourishing “Yin” Removing “Fire” Chinese Herbal Mixture on Hypothalamic Mammalian Target of Rapamycin Expression during Onset of Puberty in Female Rats

Table 4

Wet weights and organ coefficients of uteri and ovaries at d31 ( = 5).

GroupsWet weight of uteri (g)Organ coefficients of uteriWet weight of ovaries (g)Organ coefficients of ovaries

NS0.1699 ± 0.024115.89 ± 2.040.0451 ± 0.00494.29 ± 0.55
CHM0.0646 ± 0.0196#6.73 ± 1.99#0.0232 ± 0.0021#2.42 ± 0.19#

The wet weight and organ coefficients of uteri and ovaries in CHM were significantly lower, which suggested that the Chinese herbal mixture could significantly delay the development of uteri and ovaries of pubertal female rats. NS: normal saline, CHM: Chinese herbal mixture. versus NS.