In vitro antidiabetic activity of Nisamalaki Churna

B. S.Ashok Kumar, Saleemulla Khan, Gopi Setty Saran, R. Nandeesh, N. K. Manjunath

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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, dinitrosalicylic acid method (DNSA) and effect on normal rats blood sugar level was studied. Nisamalaki Churna shows potent α-amylase inhibition IC 50 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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)625-628
Number of pages4
JournalSains Malaysiana
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 01-05-2013

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    Kumar, B. S. A., Khan, S., Saran, G. S., Nandeesh, R., & Manjunath, N. K. (2013). In vitro antidiabetic activity of Nisamalaki Churna. Sains Malaysiana, 42(5), 625-628.