Effects of Ocimum Sanctum (Tulsi) on Blood Glucose level of Alloxan induced Hyperglycemic Rats

Farzana Mahmuda, Marufa Akhter, Rabeya Begum, Jesmine Chowdhury, Feroza Parveen, Jalal Uddin Ahmed
2017 KYAMC Journal  
<p>Blood Glucose lowering properties of Ocimum Sanctum (OS), a renowned medicinal species, were assessed by measuring the levels of blood glucose in the plasma of the hyperglycemic Long Evans rats. The feeding of 1% powder of OS with normal diet for 21 days to hyperglycemic rats significantly reduced serum blood glucose level (p &lt; 0.01). The present study suggests that the blood glucose lowering effects of OS probably serve as a new potential natural product for the treatment of
more » ... ent of hyperglycemia.</p><p>KYAMC Journal Vol. 4, No.-2, Jan 2014, Page 386-390</p>
doi:10.3329/kyamcj.v4i2.32276 fatcat:adecevilarbh3dhxvp3vurkrbm