Methanolic extract of Moringa oleifera leaves improves glucose tolerance, glycogen synthesis and lipid metabolism in alloxan-induced diabetic rats.

@article{Olayaki2015MethanolicEO,
  title={Methanolic extract of Moringa oleifera leaves improves glucose tolerance, glycogen synthesis and lipid metabolism in alloxan-induced diabetic rats.},
  author={Luqman Aribidesi Olayaki and Justice E Irekpita and M T Yakubu and Opeolu Oyejide Ojo},
  journal={Journal of basic and clinical physiology and pharmacology},
  year={2015},
  volume={26 6},
  pages={585-93}
}
BACKGROUND Glucose-lowering effects of Moringa oleifera extracts have been reported. However, the mechanism for its hypoglycemic effects is not yet understood. This study investigated the effect of oral administration of methanolic extracts of M. oleifera (MOLE) on glucose tolerance, glycogen synthesis, and lipid metabolism in rats with alloxan-induced… CONTINUE READING