Yacons (smallanthus sonchifolius poepp. & endl.) Influence on postprandial glucose under experimental diabetes mellitus

A. V. Horbulinska, M. R. Khokhla, H. Ya. Hachkova, N. O. Sybirna
2016 Ukraïns'kij bìofarmacevtičnij žurnal  
YACON'S (SMALLANTHUS SONCHIFOLIUS POEPP. & ENDL.) EFFECTS ON POSTPRANDIAL GLUCOSE UNDER EXPERIMENTAL DIABETES MELLITUS The article describes the finding of the research yacon leaves and root tubers water extracts as well as yacon root tubers suspensions effects on glucose tolerance in animals with experimental diabetes mellitus. It has been shown that the studied yacon extracts and suspensions at the dose of 0.5 g/kg produce significant hypoglycemic effect under the experimental diabetes
more » ... tal diabetes mellitus. The glucose tolerance test and the analysis of the area under the glycemic curves have revealed that yacon root tubers in the form of a stabilized suspension exert the best hypoglycemic effect.
doi:10.24959/ubphj.16.42 fatcat:ijwfqjsdnrbvvhchqlm5tit6le