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Research Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
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Evaluation of Anti-Diabetic Activity of Leaves and Fruits of Ficus religiosa Linn
RB Goswami1*, Neelima Goswami2, P Khare1, S Choudhary3 and AK Pathak3
1Sagar Institute of Research, Technology and Science – Pharmacy Bhopal
2Sagar Institute of Research and Technology-Pharmacy Bhopal
3Department of Pharmacy, Barkatullah University, Bhopal-462 026 (M.P.)
The ethanolic extract of the leaves and fruits of Ficus religiosa Linn. was evaluated for its antidiabetic activity in normal rats and alloxan induced diabetic rats. Fruit extracts were found to have no effect on normal rats while they were effective in lowering the elevated blood glucose level in experimental diabetic rats. Fruit extract in a dose of 250 mg/kg body weight was found to be more effective than 100 mg/kg body weight.
Ficus religiosa, Antidiabetic, Alloxan diabetic model.
RB Goswami, Neelima Goswami, P Khare, S Choudhary, AK Pathak. Evaluation of Anti-Diabetic Activity of Leaves and Fruits of Ficus religiosa Linn. Research J. Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2010; 2(1): 61-63.
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