Author(s): Aguiyi JC, Obi CI, Gang SS, Igweh AC
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Abstract The hypoglycaemic effect of the methanolic extract of Ocimum gratissimum leaves was evaluated in normal and alloxan-induced diabetic rats. Intraperitoneal injection of the extract (400 mg/kg) significantly reduced plasma levels both in normal and diabetic rats by 56 and 68\%, respectively.
This article was published in Fitoterapia
and referenced in Journal of Developing Drugs