Effects of an ethanolic extract of Gynura procumbens on serum glucose, cholesterol and triglyceride levels in normal and streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.

@article{Zhang2000EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of an ethanolic extract of Gynura procumbens on serum glucose, cholesterol and triglyceride levels in normal and streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.},
  author={Xin Zhang and Benny Kwong-Huat Tan},
  journal={Singapore medical journal},
  year={2000},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={9-13}
}
AIM OF STUDY The aim was to demonstrate the effects of the leaves of Gynura procumbens (Lour.) Merr. on blood sugar and lipid levels in experimental animals. METHODOLOGY We obtained an ethanolic extract of the leaves of G. procumbens and monitored the effects of an oral administration of (i) different single doses of the extract on oral glucose tolerance in streptozotocin-induced diabetic and normal rats and (ii) fourteen doses over 7 days on serum cholesterol and triglyceride levels in… CONTINUE READING

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