Anti‐diabetic effect of Nelumbo nucifera (Gaertn): Part I preliminary studies in rabbits

@article{Huralikuppi1991AntidiabeticEO,
  title={Anti‐diabetic effect of Nelumbo nucifera (Gaertn): Part I preliminary studies in rabbits},
  author={J. Huralikuppi and A. Christopher and P. Stephen},
  journal={Phytotherapy Research},
  year={1991},
  volume={5}
}
Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn, an Indian aquatic herb, has been studied for its potential utility in the treatment of Diabetes mellitus. The powdered sun‐dried flowers (test drug), as well as the aqueous and alcoholic extracts of these, produced significant hypoglycaemia in fasting normal albino rabbits. There was no significant difference in the activities of 1000 mg/kg of the test drug and equivalent amounts of the extracts; the effect was approximately 50% of that produced by 250 mg/kg of… Expand
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