Antidiabetic activity of ethanolic leaf extract of Croton zambesicus Muell.(thunder plant) in alloxan diabetic rats

@article{Okonkon2006AntidiabeticAO,
  title={Antidiabetic activity of ethanolic leaf extract of Croton zambesicus Muell.(thunder plant) in alloxan diabetic rats},
  author={J. E. Okonkon and A. Bassey and J. Obot},
  journal={African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines},
  year={2006},
  volume={3},
  pages={21-26}
}
  • J. E. Okonkon, A. Bassey, J. Obot
  • Published 2006
  • Biology
  • African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines
  • Antidiabetic activity of ethanolic leaf extract of Croton zambesicus Muell. Arg. was evaluated using alloxan-induced (150mg/kg) hyperglycaemic rats. The activity of the ethanolic leaf extract was compared with that of a reference drug Chlorpropamide. The Blood Glucose Levels were measured using glucometer. The extract produced a significant (P<0.01) reduction in BGL after a single dose of the extract and in prolonged treatment (for 7 days). The antidiabetic activity was comparable to that of… CONTINUE READING
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