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Antidiabetic properties of aqueous barks extract of Parinari excelsa in alloxan-induced diabetic rats

M Ndiaye, W Diatta, A N Sy, A M Dièye, B Faye, E Bassène
Fitoterapia 2008, 79 (4): 267-70
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The aqueous extract of the Parinari excelsa barks at doses of 100 and 300 mg/kg/day for 7 days has a significant antihyperglycemic effect on alloxan-induced diabetic rats. At the same dose the acute oral administration of aqueous extract of the P. excelsa barks (100 and 300 mg/kg) induced a significant decrease of blood glucose on glucose-loaded normoglycaemic rats. Our results seem to confirm the rational bases for its use in traditional medicine.

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