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Table 1 Puerarin prevents the loss of body weight in alcoholic mice

From: Preventive effects of Flos Perariae (Gehua) water extract and its active ingredient puerarin in rodent alcoholism models

  Body weight after days of treatment (g)
Groups 0 day 2 days 4 days 6 days 8 days 10 days 12 days
Saline + saline 20.7 ± 1.25 22.07 ± 0.45 23.87 ± 1.03 25.67 ± 1.36 27.73 ± 1.86 28.10 ± 1.37 30.37 ± 2.06
Alcohol + saline 22.52 ± 0.43 15.18 ± 2.05** 12.30 ± 1.35** 15.4 ± 0.29** 16.1 ± 3.1** 16.7 ± 1.33** 18 ± 2.88**
Puerarin (250) + alcohol 22.58 ± 1.96 18.23 ± 2.49 17 ± 4.93 18.27 ± 2.35 19.77 ± 3.67 19.43 ± 4.39 20.83 ± 5.15*
Puerarin (500) + alcohol 24.22 ± 0.56 19.05 ± 4.73 21.68 ± 2.22* 23.48 ± 2.27* 24.08 ± 1.89* 23.9 ± 2.44* 25.23 ± 1.4*
Alcohol + puerarin (500) 23.05 ± 0.44 19.73 ± 3.22 19.53 ± 5.08 20.55 ± 6.3 21.2 ± 7.05 22.23 ± 3.48* 24.77 ± 2.8*
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SD (n = 8).*P < 0.05 compared with 'alcohol+saline' treated group; **P < 0.05 compared with 'saline+saline' treated group.