Author(s): Chattopadhyay RR, Sarkar SK, Ganguly S, Banerjee RN, Basu TK
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Abstract Oral administration of water fraction of alcoholic extract of leaves of Vinca rosea (fam. apocynaeceae) led to marked lowering of blood glucose level in normal and streptozotocin induced diabetic rats. The hypoglycemic effect of the fraction was comparable with that of tolbutamide.
This article was published in Indian J Physiol Pharmacol
and referenced in Medicinal & Aromatic Plants