Effect of Tinospora cordifolia on blood glucose and total lipid levels of normal and alloxan-diabetic rabbits.

@article{Wadood1992EffectOT,
  title={Effect of Tinospora cordifolia on blood glucose and total lipid levels of normal and alloxan-diabetic rabbits.},
  author={N Wadood and Abdul Wadood and Syed Qarib Abbas Shah},
  journal={Planta medica},
  year={1992},
  volume={58 2},
  pages={
          131-6
        }
}
The aqueous, alcoholic, and chloroform extracts of the leaves of Tinospora cordifolia were administered in doses of 50, 100, 150 and 200 mg/kg body weight to normal and alloxan-diabetic rabbits. The blood glucose and total lipid levels were estimated before and 2, 4, 6, and 8 hours after administration of the extract. The extract exerted a significant (P less than 0.5) hypoglycaemic effect in normal as well as in alloxan-treated rabbits. The extracts, however, had no significant (P greater than… CONTINUE READING
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