Metabolic effects of Sapindus trifoliatus in animal models

  title={Metabolic effects of Sapindus trifoliatus in animal models},
  author={Dakshinamoorty Kandasamy Arulmozhi and Addepalli Veeranjaneyulu and Subhash L Bodhankar},
We have evaluated the potential metabolic effects of the aqueous extract of Sapindus trifoliatus [(ST), (family: Sapindaceae)], a traditional phytomedicine used in the treatment of migraine and other CNS disorders. ST (at 100 mg/kg, i.p. dose) was evaluated for its effect on glucose, triglycerides and total cholesterol in mice and rats. The effect on glucose disposal also carried out in male Wistar rats. ST, exhibited a moderate elevation of 18.26% in plasma glucose levels of mice. However, no… CONTINUE READING