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HYPOGLYCEAMIC EFFECTS OF AQUEOUS EXTRACT OF AFRAMOMUM MELEGUETA LEAF ONALLOXAN-INDUCED DIABETIC MALE ALBINO RATS

@inproceedings{Mojekwu2011HYPOGLYCEAMICEO,
  title={HYPOGLYCEAMIC EFFECTS OF AQUEOUS EXTRACT OF AFRAMOMUM MELEGUETA LEAF ONALLOXAN-INDUCED DIABETIC MALE ALBINO RATS},
  author={T. Mojekwu and O. E. Yama and S. A. Ojokuku and S. Oyebadejo},
  year={2011}
}
  • T. Mojekwu, O. E. Yama, +1 author S. Oyebadejo
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Aframomum melegueta (Zingiberaceae) seeds are used in West Africa, as a remedy for variety of ailments such as stomach ache, snakebite, diarrhea and anti-inflammatory properties. The hypoglycaemic effects of crude leaf extract of Aframomum melegueta on the treatment of alloxan induced diabetes in male rats and non-diabetic rats (control) were examined in this study. Results obtained from the experiment showed that the elevated blood glucose level caused by oral administration of 250 mg… CONTINUE READING
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