ANTIDIABETIC ACTIVITY OF BERBERIS ASIATICA (D.C.) ROOTSAbstract
Barberries are a large group of evergreen shrubs, found in Lalitpur, Allahabad, Bhopal and Haldwani etc. It is an evergreen shrub. Commonly, its fruits are called as berries. This plant is generally use in case of diabetes and mouth ulcer, as a traditional use. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (formerly called NIDDM, type II or adult-onset) is characterized by insulin resistance in peripheral tissue and an insulin secretory defect of the β- cell. This is the most common form of diabetes mellitus and is highly associated with a family history of diabetes.
Pradeep Singh*, S. K. Jain and Shashi Alok
Department of Pharmacognosy, Institute of Pharmacy, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi (UP), India
15 March, 2010
26 April, 2010
15 May, 2010
01 June, 2010