Hypoglycemic and antihyperglycemic activity of Nardostachys jatamansi roots

  • M G Mahesh
  • ST Dipti
  • P J Kaushal
  • V P Pragnesh
  • D S Balasaheb
  • D Avinash
Keywords: <i>Nardostachys jatamansi</i>, Valerianaceae, Antihyperglycemic activity, hypoglycemic activity

Abstract



The hydroalcoholic extract of the roots of Nardostachys jatamansi DC, significantly decreased glucose level in normal, glucose loaded and alloxan diabetic (on day 15 and 30) rats as compared to respective control rats.

Keywords: Nardostachys jatamansi, Valerianaceae, Antihyperglycemic activity, hypoglycemic activity

Nigerian Journal of Natural Products and Medicine Vol. 11 2007 pp. 67-70
Published
2008-05-08
Section
Articles

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