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Table 5 Reduction of body weight and body mass index (BMI) at 2, 4, and 8 weeks

From: Efficacy of an herbal formulation LI10903F containing Dolichos biflorus and Piper betle extracts on weight management

Parameters Week Placebo (n=20) LI10903F (n=20) Net reductiona P-value
Reduction in body weight (kg) 2 0.79 ± 0.23 1.41 ± 0.25 0.62 0.10859
4 1.58 ± 0.22 3.11 ± 0.23 1.53 0.00002*
8 1.79 ± 0.35 4.28 ± 0.40 2.49 0.00005*
Reduction in BMI (kg/m2) 2 0.31 ± 0.08 0.53 ± 0.09 0.22 0.11209
  4 0.63 ± 0.09 1.19 ± 0.08 0.56 0.00003*
  8 0.70 ± 0.13 1.66 ± 0.15 0.96 0.00004*
  1. Values represents mean ± SEM. *Significant difference between supplement and placebo groups.
  2. aNet reduction = Herbal minus placebo.