Volume No. :   3

Issue No. :  5

Year :  2011

ISSN Print :  0975-4407

ISSN Online :  2321-5836


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Phytochemical investigation and antidiabetic activity studies of Moringa oliefera roots



Address:   Mayank Panchal*, Biren Shah, Krishna Murti and Megha Shah
Department of Pharmacognosy, Vidyabharti Trust College of Pharmacy, Umrakh, (Gujarat) INDIA
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: Not Available

ABSTRACT:
Moringa oliefera Lam. is one of the best known and most widely distributed and naturalized species of a monogenetic family Moringaceae. The roots of plant were extracted with ethanol by soxhlet technique and aqueous extract of roots are prepared by maceration technique. Both the extracts are subjected to phytochemical screening. Require quantity of alcoholic and aqueous extracts were obtained from the plant which is used as test drug in Streptozotocin induced diabetic model. The present investigation is undertaken to study the effect of the potential hypoglycemic effect of Moringa oliefera Lam. in Streptozotocin (STZ) induced Diabetes Mellitus.
KEYWORDS:
Antidiabetic activity, Moringa oliefera, Streptozotocin, Glipizide
Cite:
Mayank Panchal, Biren Shah, Krishna Murti, Megha Shah. Phytochemical investigation and antidiabetic activity studies of Moringa oliefera roots. Research J. Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics. 2011; 3(5): 268-277.
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