Antidiabetic effect of aqueous extract of seed of Tamarindus indica in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.

@article{Maiti2004AntidiabeticEO,
  title={Antidiabetic effect of aqueous extract of seed of Tamarindus indica in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.},
  author={Rajkumar Maiti and Debasis Jana and Uttam Kumar Das and Debidas Ghosh},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2004},
  volume={92 1},
  pages={85-91}
}
In Indian traditional system of medicine, herbal remedies are prescribed for the treatment of diseases including diabetes mellitus. In recent years, plants are being effectively tried in a variety of pathophysiological states. Tamarindus indica Linn. is one of them. In the present study, aqueous extract of seed of Tamarindus indica Linn. was found to have potent antidiabetogenic activity that reduces blood sugar level in streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic male rat. Supplementation of this… CONTINUE READING

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