EVALUATION OF ANTIDIABETIC ACTIVITY OF A POLYHERBAL FORMULATION IN ALLOXAN INDUCED DIABETIC RATSAbstract
Objective of the study was to assess the antidiabetic activity of a polyherbal formulation in alloxan induced diabetic rats.
Methods: The antidiabetic activity of a polyherbal formulation in alloxan induced diabetic rats was assessed using Alloxan β- cytotoxin induced chemical diabetes in a wide variety of wister albino rats.
Result: The polyherbal formulation contain the following plants leaves of Caesalpinia bonducella, Mucona puriens, Pongamia pinnata. The extracts were prepared by continous hot soxhlet extraction using petroleum ether and water.
Conclusion: The study reveals that the polyherbal formulations have antidiabetic activity and the action may be due to the restoration or regeneration of β-cells of pancreas.