Hypoglycemic and antioxidant effects of leaf essential oil of Pelargonium graveolens L’Hér. in alloxan induced diabetic rats

@inproceedings{Boukhris2012HypoglycemicAA,
  title={Hypoglycemic and antioxidant effects of leaf essential oil of Pelargonium graveolens L’H{\'e}r. in alloxan induced diabetic rats},
  author={Maher Boukhris and Mohamed Bouaziz and Ines Feki and Hedya Jemai and Abdelfatteh El feki and Sami Sayadi},
  booktitle={Lipids in Health and Disease},
  year={2012}
}
Rose-scented geranium (Pelargonium graveolens L’Hér.), which is used in traditional Tunisian folk medicine for the treatment of hyperglycaemia, is widely known as one of the medicinal herbs with the highest antioxidant activity. The present paper is conducted to test the hypoglycemic and antioxidative activities of the leaf essential oil of P. graveolens. The essential oil P. graveolens was administered daily and orally to the rats at two doses of 75 mg/kg and 150 mg/kg body weight (b.w.) for… CONTINUE READING
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