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Evaluation of clonal herbs of Lamiaceae species for management of diabetes and hypertension.

@article{Kwon2006EvaluationOC,
  title={Evaluation of clonal herbs of Lamiaceae species for management of diabetes and hypertension.},
  author={Young-In Kwon and Dhiraj A. Vattem and Kalidas Shetty},
  journal={Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2006},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={
          107-18
        }
}
In the current study, we screened 7 clonal lines from single seed phenotypes of Lamiaceae family for the inhibition of alpha-amylase, alpha-glucosidase and angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitory activity. Water extracts of oregano had the highest alpha-glucosidase inhibition activity (93.7%), followed by chocolate mint (85.9%) and lemon balm (83.9%). Sage (78.4 %), and three different clonal lines of rosemary: rosemary LA (71.4%), rosemary 6 (68.4%) and rosemary K-2 (67.8%) also showed… 

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