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Table 7 Changes in biochemical parameters after 8 weeks of supplementation compared to baseline

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

Parameter (Units) Placebo (n = 20) LI10903F (n = 20) P value
Liver Function
SGOT (U/L) −1.50 ± 3.63 −2.55 ± 6.36 0.397
SGPT (U/L) −7.65 ± 2.65 −11.70 ± 4.65 0.839
Cardiac Function
Systolic BP (mm Hg) −2.40 ± 3.00 −12.53 ± 3.92 0.105
Diastolic BP (mm Hg) −0.70 ± 2.07 −5.05 ± 2.89 0.975
Pulse rate (beats/min) 0.80 ± 1.48 −0.11 ± 1.06 0.786
Metabolic panel
Cholesterol (mg/dL) 12.20 ± 7.47 −1.2 ± 6.83 0.119
Triglycerides (mg/dL) −8.76 ± 17.32 −26.50 ± 30.27 0.041*
LDL (mg/dL) −23.43 ± 7.08 −11.64 ± 13.37 0.155
HDL (mg/dL) −3.04 ± 1.23 1.33 ± 4.44 0.873
Fasting Glucose (mg/dL) −6.20 ± 10.68 −16.15 ± 7.35 0.445
  1. Results are presented as Mean ± SEM. *Statistical significant difference is between the placebo and the herbal groups.
  2. Abbreviations: SGOT=Serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase; SGPT=Serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase; LDL=Low density lipoproteins; HDL=High density lipoproteins.