In vitro antidiabetic activity of Nisamalaki Churna

Ashok Kumar, B.S. and Manjunath, N.K. and Khan, Saleemulla and Saran, Gopi Setty and Nandeesh, R. (2013) In vitro antidiabetic activity of Nisamalaki Churna. Sains Malaysiana, 42 (5). pp. 625-628. ISSN 0126-6039


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Nisamalaki Churna is an Ayurveda formulation used for diabetes, which consists of amalaki and haridra. In vitro antidiabetic screening of Nisamalaki Churna by α-amylase inhibition was carried out by starch iodine method, initrosalicylic acid method (DNSA) and effect on normal rats blood sugar level was studied. Nisamalaki Churna shows potent α-amylase inhibition IC50 89.44 μg/mL by starch iodine method and IC50100.0 μg/mL by DNS method. Nisamalaki Churna showed potent decrease in blood glucose level in normal rats.

Item Type:Article
Keywords:α-amylase inhibition; antidiabetic screening; Nisamalaki Churna
Journal:Sains Malaysiana
ID Code:6155
Deposited By: ms aida -
Deposited On:22 Apr 2013 01:31
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