COMPARATIVE EFFICACY OF STEVIA LEAF (STEVIA REBAUDIANA BERTON), METHI SEEDS (TRIGONELLA FOENUM-GRAECUM) AND GLIMEPIRIDE IN STREPTPZOTOCIN INDUCED DIABETEIC RATS
Volume: 8, Issue: 1, Pages: 57 - 61
Published: Aug 15, 2011
Medicinal plants are becoming very popular for the treatment of different diseases all over the world. The present study was conducted during January 2009 to June 2009 and investigated the effects of Stevia (Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni) leaves, methi (Trigonella foenum-graecum) seeds in terms of their hypoglycemic activity compared to Glimepiride (Amaryl ® , Aventies Pharmaceuticals). Diabetes was induced experimentally in the rats with...