Evaluation of the effects of 80% methanolic leaf extract of Caylusea abyssinica (fresen.) fisch. & Mey. on glucose handling in normal, glucose loaded and diabetic rodents

@inproceedings{Tamiru2012EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the effects of 80% methanolic leaf extract of Caylusea abyssinica (fresen.) fisch. & Mey. on glucose handling in normal, glucose loaded and diabetic rodents},
  author={Wondmagegn Tamiru and Ephrem Engidawork and Kaleab Asres},
  booktitle={BMC complementary and alternative medicine},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND The leaves of Caylusea abyssinica (fresen.) Fisch. & Mey. (Resedaceae), a plant widely distributed in East African countries, have been used for management of diabetes mellitus in Ethiopian folklore medicine. However, its use has not been scientifically validated. The present study was undertaken to investigate antidiabetic effects of the hydroalcoholic leaf extract of C. abyssinica extract in rodents. MATERIALS AND METHOD Male Animals were randomly divided into five groups for… CONTINUE READING