Gongronema latifolium leaves have been used to manage
diabetic symptoms and alleviate dyspepsia. The
leaves of Gongronema latifolium increase gastric acid
output and prevent gastric ulcer in diabetic rats.
Objectives: Gongronema latifolium leaves have been used in folklore medicine to manage diabetes mellitus and alleviate dyspepsia. This study aimed to provide a pharmacological basis to the medicinal use of Gongronema latifolium as an antidiabetic and antiulcerogenic agent in diabetes mellitus.
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