Antidiabetic Potentials of Essential Oil Extracted from the Leaves of Hoslundia opposita Vahl.

@article{Akolade2014AntidiabeticPO,
  title={Antidiabetic Potentials of Essential Oil Extracted from the Leaves of Hoslundia opposita Vahl.},
  author={Jubril Olayinka Akolade and Lamidi Ajao Usman and Omoaruemike Ebele Okereke and Nasir Olarewaju Muhammad},
  journal={Journal of medicinal food},
  year={2014},
  volume={17 10},
  pages={1122-8}
}
This study was aimed at assessing the potential of essential oil from the leaf of Hoslundia opposita in the treatment of diabetes. Forty-eight rats (Rattus norvegicus) were randomized into two groups; nondiabetic and diabetic groups, each with four subgroups. Animals in the diabetic group were induced with diabetes using a single dose of alloxan monohydrate, 160 mg/kg body weight (b. wt.). The rats were treated with 110 and 220 mg/kg b. wt. of the essential oil. All treatments were administered… CONTINUE READING