TITLE

Effect of Cynoglossum zeylanicum (Vehl ex Hornem) Thunb. Ex Lehm on Oral Glucose Tolerance in rats

AUTHOR(S)
Anitha, M.; Sakthidevi, G.; Muthukumarasamy, S.; Mohan, V. R.
PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science;Nov2012, Vol. 2 Issue 11, p75
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The effect of ethanol extract of whole plant of Cynoglossum zeylanicum on Oral Glucose Tolerance was determined. Ethanol extract of Cynoglossum zeylanicum were evaluated for Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT) in normal and alloxan induced diabetic rats. Oral administration of ethanol extract at doses of 100 &150mg/kg body weight shows that the extract promote glucose uptake. These results suggest that the ethanol extract of Cynoglossum zeylanicum whole plant will be useful in the treatment of impaired oral glucose tolerance.
ACCESSION #
88017202

 

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