Natural antidiabetic compound for the therapeutic management of diabetes mellitus and its drug delivery system.

@article{Emeje2011NaturalAC,
  title={Natural antidiabetic compound for the therapeutic management of diabetes mellitus and its drug delivery system.},
  author={Martins Ochubiojo Emeje and Samaila Boyi and Ifeoma Chinwude Obidike and Christiana Isimi and Olobayo Olufunsho Kunle and Sabinus Ifianyi Ofoefule},
  journal={Journal of dietary supplements},
  year={2011},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={266-79}
}
A single tablet dosage form containing the freeze-dried aqueous leaf extract of Vernonia amygdalina (AD1), suitable for use in the therapeutic management of diabetes mellitus, has been developed. The compaction characteristics of the extract were studied using the Heckel equation. The mechanical properties as well as disintegration and dissolution profile… CONTINUE READING