Potent hypoglycemic effect of Nigerian anti-diabetic medicinal plants.

  title={Potent hypoglycemic effect of Nigerian anti-diabetic medicinal plants.},
  author={Jiradej Manosroi and Moses Z. Zaruwa and Aranya Manosroi},
  journal={Journal of complementary & integrative medicine},
The objective of this paper was to investigate the phytochemistry and hypoglycemic activities of aqueous extracts of Anisopus mannii, Daniella olivieri, Detarium macrocarpum, Leptedenia hastate and Mimosa invisa, traditionally prescribed for diabetes mellitus. The aqueous extracts were tested for phytochemicals and free radical scavenging activity by the DPPH assay. The antidiabetic tests were performed in normoglycemic and alloxan induced diabetic mice. High intensity of saponins, xanthones… CONTINUE READING