Cytological and biochemical studies during the progression of alloxan-induced diabetes and possible protection of an aqueous leaf extract of Costus afer.

@article{Ezejiofor2014CytologicalAB,
  title={Cytological and biochemical studies during the progression of alloxan-induced diabetes and possible protection of an aqueous leaf extract of Costus afer.},
  author={Anthoneth Ndidi Ezejiofor and Chinna Nneka Orish and Orish Ebere Orisakwe},
  journal={Chinese journal of natural medicines},
  year={2014},
  volume={12 10},
  pages={745-52}
}
Some plants have proven efficacy in the management of diabetes mellitus, of which Costus afer is one. This study was designed to evaluate the cytological and biochemical properties, and comparative ameliorating effects, of an aqueous extract of Costus afer Ker Gawl. (Costaceae) leaf and glibenclamide (GBM), in liver, kidney, and pancreatic injury induced by… CONTINUE READING