EFFECTS OF AQUEOUS LEAF EXTRACT OF VERNONIA AMYGDALINA ON BLOOD GLUCOSE AND TRIGLYCERIDE LEVELS OF ALLOXAN – INDUCED DIABETIC RATS ( Rattus rattus ) 1

@inproceedings{Akah2005EFFECTSOA,
  title={EFFECTS OF AQUEOUS LEAF EXTRACT OF VERNONIA AMYGDALINA ON BLOOD GLUCOSE AND TRIGLYCERIDE LEVELS OF ALLOXAN – INDUCED DIABETIC RATS ( Rattus rattus ) 1},
  author={Peter. A. Akah and Dorathy},
  year={2005}
}
The effect of Vernonia amygdalina aqueous leaf extract on serum glucose and triglyceride level of diabetic rats were investigated. The aqueous extract was administered to alloxan –diabetic rats. The b ood glucose and serum triglyceride levels were estimated at time intervals post oral administration of the extract (80 mg/kg). The extract caused significant (P<0.05) and progressive time dependent reduction of blood glucose and serum triglyceride levels in both normoglyceamic and alloxan-induced… CONTINUE READING
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