The effect of capsaicin on blood glucose, plasma insulin levels and insulin binding in dog models.

@article{Tolan2001TheEO,
  title={The effect of capsaicin on blood glucose, plasma insulin levels and insulin binding in dog models.},
  author={Ian Tolan and Dalip Ragoobirsingh and Errol Morrison},
  journal={Phytotherapy research : PTR},
  year={2001},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={391-4}
}
Capsicum frutescens has been used to treat diabetes mellitus by traditional healers in Jamaica. This study was designed to identify any hypoglycaemic principle(s) and to determine the mechanism of action. Purification experiments employing thin layer chromatography (TLC) and high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) led to the extraction of the active… CONTINUE READING