Antidiabetic activity of medium-polar extract from the leaves of Stevia rebaudiana Bert. (Bertoni) on alloxan-induced diabetic rats

@inproceedings{Misra2011AntidiabeticAO,
  title={Antidiabetic activity of medium-polar extract from the leaves of Stevia rebaudiana Bert. (Bertoni) on alloxan-induced diabetic rats},
  author={Himanshu Misra and Manish Soni and Narendra Silawat and Darshana Mehta and Bhupendra Kumar Mehta and Dharam C. Jain},
  booktitle={Journal of pharmacy & bioallied sciences},
  year={2011}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the medicative effects of medium-polar (benzene:acetone, 1:1, v/v) extract of leaves from Stevia rebaudiana (family Asteraceae) on alloxan-induced diabetic rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS Diabetes was induced in adult albino Wistar rats by intraperitoneal (i.p.) injection of alloxan (180 mg/kg). Medium-polar extract was administered orally at daily dose of 200 and 400 mg/kg body wt. basis for 10 days. The control group received normal saline (0.9%) for the same duration… CONTINUE READING

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