Rhodiola crenulata root ameliorates derangements of glucose and lipid metabolism in a rat model of the metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes.

@article{Wang2012RhodiolaCR,
  title={Rhodiola crenulata root ameliorates derangements of glucose and lipid metabolism in a rat model of the metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Jianwei Wang and Xianglu Rong and Wenlong Li and Yifan Yang and Johji Yamahara and Yuhao Li},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2012},
  volume={142 3},
  pages={782-8}
}
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Rhodiola species are traditionally used as tonics and stimulants to treat asthenia, suggesting their possible regulatory effect on energy metabolism. Clinical trials have demonstrated their glucose-lowering effect in type 2 diabetes. AIM OF THE STUDY To examine the effects of Rhodiola on glucose and lipid metabolism in the… CONTINUE READING