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International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Life Science

2020, Vol. 1, Issue 2, Part A

Effect of cinnamon plant extract on blood sugar in mice


Author(s): Hamida AL barasi and Samia Elzwi

Abstract: Cinnamon may be a small evergreen tree 10-15 meters tall, belongs to the family Lauracae. The leaves are ovate-oblong in shape, 7-18 Cm long, the flowers which are arranged in panicles, have greenish color and distinct odor. The fruit may be a purple one centiberry containing one seed. Cinnamon are widely used as spice and flavoring agent and may be clinically utilized in treatment of certain diseases like type 2 DM. Cinnamon extract has blood sugar lowering effect in patients with type 2 diabetes. This study tested the effect of cinnamon extract on D- glucose induced hyperglycemias which showed significant reduction in plasma glucose level. Chronic hyperglycemia model induced by one intraperitoneal injection of streptozotocin, the extract showed marked decrease in blood sugar level.

DOI: 10.33545/27072827.2020.v1.i2a.15

Pages: 29-32 | Views: 50 | Downloads: 22

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Hamida AL barasi, Samia Elzwi. Effect of cinnamon plant extract on blood sugar in mice. Int J Pharmacognosy Life Sci 2020;1(2):29-32. DOI: 10.33545/27072827.2020.v1.i2a.15
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