Table 3: Effect on percentage saline load excretion and diuretic action.

TreatmentPercentage of saline load excretedDiuretic actionDiuretic activity

Normal control61.65 ± 2.921.34
HCTZ136.91 ± 4.39***3.10***
GTE-10086.28 ± 3.71*1.89*0.60
GTE-50095.34 ± 3.27*2.35*0.75
GTE-100 + HCTZ147.19 ± 5.11***3.36***1.08
GTE-500 + HCTZ161.64 ± 5.16***#3.97***#1.28

All values are mean ± SEM, , , when compared to normal control; compared to HCTZ. GTE-100 (green tea extract, 100 mg/kg), GTE-500 (green tea extract, 500 mg/kg), and HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide, 10 mg/kg).