Research Article | Volume : 1 Issue : 4, June 2011

Invivo Antidiabetic evaluation of Neem leaf extract in alloxan induced rats

Shravan Kumar Dholi Ramakrishna Raparla Santhosh Kumar Mankala Kannappan Nagappan   

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Abstract

Azadirachta indica has been used medicinally throughout history by many different cultures. Many compounds have been found in the exudates of the, Azadirachta indica plant that have been used medically by humans. We have examined the pharmacological hypoglycemic action of Azadirachta indica in diabetic rats. After treatment for 24 hrs, Azadirachta indica 250mg/kg (single dose study) reduced glucose (18%), cholesterol (15%), triglycerides (32%), urea (13%), creatinine (23%), and lipids (15%). Multiple dose study for 15days also reduced creatinine, urea, lipids, triglycerides and glucose. In a glucose tolerance test in diabetic rats with neem extract 250 mg/kg demonstrated glucose levels were significantly less compared to the control group. , Azadirachta indica significantly reduce glucose levels at 15th day in diabetic rats. Azadirachta indica serves as an important alternative source in the management of diabetes mellitus involved in reducing increased blood glucose during diabetes which should be examined further by oral hypoglycemic therapy.


Keyword:     Diabetes glucose Azadirachta indica Cholesterol Urea Creatinine Triglycerides.


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