Effect of Aralia cachemirica Decne root extracts on blood glucose level in normal and glucose loaded rats
Abstract:An aqueous and alcoholic extract of the roots of Aralia cachemirica (Araliaceae) were evaluated for hypoglycemic activity in normal fasted and glucose induced hyperglycemic rats. The aqueous and alcoholic extracts at a dose of 250 mg/kg showed statistically significant (p < 0.01) hypoglycemic activity in glucose loaded animals however no effect was observed in normal fasted rats.
Document Type: Short Communication
Publication date: September 1, 2005
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