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

Hypoglycemic activity of methanolic extract of Tectona grandis linn. Root in alloxan induced diabetic rats

PoojaVipin Sharma K.C.Samanta   

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This research aims to investigate the hypoglycemic activity of methanolic extract of Tectona grandis root in alloxan induced diabetic albino rats. A comparison was made between the action of Tectona grandis methanolic extract and a known antidiabetic drug glibenclamide (0.5mg/kg p.o).The methanolic extract of Tectona grandis linn. root was administered orally at different doses to normal rats. The methanolic extract at 500 mg/kg dose level exhibited significant (p<0.05) hypoglycemic activity.

Keyword:     Alloxan antidiabetic T.grandis blood glucose

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