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Biochemistry & Pharmacology: Open Access

Biochemistry & Pharmacology: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0501

Didunyemi OM

Didunyemi OM

Nigeria

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  • Research Article
    Anti-Hyperglycemic Potency of Jatropha Gossypiifolia in Alloxan Induced Diabetes
    Author(s): Adetuyi BO, Dairo JO and Didunyemi OMAdetuyi BO, Dairo JO and Didunyemi OM

    The aqueous extract of Jatropha gossypiifolia were studied for their anti-hyperglycemic activity, fifteen animals were taken and they were divided into five groups. First group act as the control, while the remaining four groups were induced diabetics by administering alloxan (120 mg/kg). Second group induced with diabetes with insulin treatment, third group induced with diabetes without treatment, fourth was infected with diabetes treated with 12 hours intervals oral dose of ethanolic extract of leaves (120 mg/kgbody weight) and fifth group was infected with diabetes treated with 12 hours intervals oral dose of ethanolic extract of leaves (240 mg/kg body weight/day). From the experiments, It was discovered that the aqueous extract of Jatropha gossypiifolia at dose of 120 mg/kg and 240 mg/kg for 7 days has effects in reducing hyperglycemia, it was discovered that the body weight incre.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0501.1000193

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