Evaluation of the hypoglycemic and anti-oxidant activities of Morinda officinalis in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.

@article{Soon2002EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the hypoglycemic and anti-oxidant activities of Morinda officinalis in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.},
  author={Yu Yang Soon and Benny Kwong-Huat Tan},
  journal={Singapore medical journal},
  year={2002},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={
          077-85
        }
}
AIM OF STUDY The aim was to investigate the hypoglycemic and anti-oxidant activities of the dried roots of Morinda officinalis in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. METHODOLOGY An ethanolic extract of the dried roots of Morinda officinalis and its three fractions (ethyl acetate, n-butanol and water) were obtained. We evaluated the hypoglycemic effects of three different single doses of the crude extract and its fractions in normal and diabetic rats for three hours after administration… CONTINUE READING

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