Oral hypoglycaemic activity of Ipomoea aquatica.

@article{Malalavidhane2000OralHA,
  title={Oral hypoglycaemic activity of Ipomoea aquatica.},
  author={T. S. Malalavidhane and S M Wickramasinghe and Errol R Jansz},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2000},
  volume={72 1-2},
  pages={
          293-8
        }
}
Ipomoea aquatica is a commonly consumed green leafy vegetable in Sri Lanka which is supposed to possess an insulin-like activity [Jayaweera, D.M.A., 1982. Medicinal Plants (Indigenous and Exotic) Used in Ceylon. Part 11. National Science Council, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 99]. Only a little attention has been paid to the therapeutic use of this plant. We studied the oral hypoglycaemic activity of single and multiple doses of I. aquatica in healthy, male Wistar rats after a glucose challenge… CONTINUE READING

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