Hypoglycemic effect of Treculia africana Decne root bark in normal and alloxan-induced diabetic rats.

@article{Oyelola2007HypoglycemicEO,
  title={Hypoglycemic effect of Treculia africana Decne root bark in normal and alloxan-induced diabetic rats.},
  author={O. O. Oyelola and J. O. Moody and Michael Ayodele Odeniyi and Titilayo O Fakeye},
  journal={African journal of traditional, complementary, and alternative medicines : AJTCAM},
  year={2007},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={
          387-91
        }
}
The solvent partitioned purified fractions of the hydro-acetone root bark extract of the African breadfruit (Treculia africana Decne) were evaluated for hypoglycemic activities in normal and diabetic albino rats. Fasting blood glucose levels were estimated by the use of a glucometer at pre-determined intervals after oral administration of the test extracts/fractions. Results revealed that the test fractions have only a slight effect on blood sugar level of normal rats. On short term and chronic… CONTINUE READING

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