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Antidiabetic and Hypolipidemic Activities of Ethanolic Root Extract of Croton zambesicus on Alloxan Induced Diabetic Rats

@inproceedings{Nwafor2011AntidiabeticAH,
  title={Antidiabetic and Hypolipidemic Activities of Ethanolic Root Extract of Croton zambesicus on Alloxan Induced Diabetic Rats},
  author={P. Nwafor and Patience J. Okokon and E. Umoh and J. Udobang},
  year={2011}
}
  • P. Nwafor, Patience J. Okokon, +1 author J. Udobang
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Objective: The objective of this study was to evaluate the antidiabetic and hypolipidaemic activity of ethanolic root extract of Croton zambesicus in rats to ascertain its ethnomedical uses. Methods:The root of Croton zambesicus was collected, dried and extracted in ethanol. The phytochemical screening as well as determination of median lethal dose (LD ) 50 was carried out. Blood Glucose levels of alloxan-induced diabetic rats were monitored after the administration of Croton zambesicus extract… CONTINUE READING
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