THE HYPOGLYCEMIC PROPERTIES OF PICRALIMA NITIDA

  • SI Inya-Agha Department of Pharmacognosy, Fauclty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Keywords: Picralima nitida, Apocynaceae, hypoglycemia, mice, rabbit

Abstract

The extract of Picralima nitida effects hypoglycemia in both normal and alloxanized diabetic rabbits by a mechanism independent of the availability of insulin from pancreatic β-cell.

Key Words: Picralima nitida, Apocynaceae, hypoglycemia, mice, rabbit.

Nig. J. Nat Prod. And Med. Vol.3 1999: 66-67
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