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Antidiabetic Potential of Onosma hispidum Roots

In present study, antidiabetic potential of Onosma hispidum roots were assessed in diabetic animal models. O hispidum roots exhibited antihyperglycemic and antihyperlipidemic effects. In addition, histopathological investigation revealed pancreatic beta cells regeneration activity by plant roots.


Objective: To investigate the antihyperglycemic, antihyperlipidemic and pancreatic beta cells regeneration potentials of Onosma hispidum (ratanjot) root extracts in alloxan-induced diabetic rabbits.

13 Feb, 2017
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e-Published: 02 Mar, 2017


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