The present study reveals the anti-diabetic effect in stomach of albino wistar rats using Gymnema sylvestre (Retz) R.Br. herbal powder. The histopatholoical and biochemical assays were carried out in organs and blood serum of stomach. The different concentration of G. sylvestre treated as 5, 10, 15, 20/gms/25 days. The effect of crude drugs in rats reduced the body weight and the diabetics was assessed in stomach by measuring the levels of selected blood parameters of protein, glucose, cholesterol, insulin and triglycerides and the effect of histopathology. Treatment with G. sylvestre reduced the stomach weight of animals and reduced significant level of insulin, protein, triglycerides, cholesterol and glucose. The data was analyzed using mathematical calculation values and were expressed as significant.
Sujin, R. Mary et al.
"Anti-Diabetic Effect of Gymnema sylvestre (Asclepiadaceae) Powder in the Stomach of Rats,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2008
, Article 153.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2008/iss1/153