ASSESSMENT OF ANTIDIABETIC POTENTIAL OF TRADITIONAL MEDICINAL PLANTS IN HUMAN WHOLE BLOOD SAMPLES
Introduction: Evaluation of antidiabetic studies was conducted on different medicinal plant products (Trigonella foenum-graecum, seeds; Syzygium
cumini, seeds; Salavadora persica, leaves; and Terminalia chebula, seeds) on human whole blood samples. Since centuries revealed the presence of
potent antidiabetic activity in primary and secondary metabolites of medicinal plant products.
Objective: The objective of our study is to screen these plant extracts of four different medicinal plant products on diabetic human whole blood samples.
Methods: In this study, we screened plant extracts pertaining to determine its secondary metabolites qualitatively and also analyzed its activity on
diabetic human whole blood samples to determine total cellular content, free hemoglobin in the supernatant and also estimated its glucose content.
Results: The results of these studies claimed that these plant extracts showed antidiabetic effect at lower doses because of decline in total cellular
content, free hemoglobin in the supernatant, and glucose content. Overall, this study claimed that all these plant extracts showed antidiabetic activity.
Conclusion: Overall, this study claimed that all these plant extracts showed antidiabetic activity.
Keywords: Trigonella foenum-graecum, Syzygium cumini, Salavadora persica, Terminalia chebula, Antidiabetic.
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