Effect of Desmodium gangeticum extract on blood glucose in rats and on insulin secretion in vitro.

@article{Govindarajan2007EffectOD,
  title={Effect of Desmodium gangeticum extract on blood glucose in rats and on insulin secretion in vitro.},
  author={Raghavan Govindarajan and Henry Asare-Anane and Shanta Persaud and Peter Martin Jones and Peter John Houghton},
  journal={Planta medica},
  year={2007},
  volume={73 5},
  pages={427-32}
}
Desmodium gangeticum is widely used in the indigenous system of medicine in India and is reported to contain flavone and isoflavonoid glycosides. It forms the ingredient of many Ayurvedic formulations used for diabetes. The present study was thus aimed at evaluating the insulin secretion and antidiabetic activity of Desmodium gangeticum. Treatment of… CONTINUE READING