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Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences
  Year: 2006 | Volume: 9 | Issue: 14 | Page No.: 2708-2711
DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2006.2708.2711
 
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Effect of the Aqueous Green Leaf Extract of Green Tea (Camellia sinensis) on Glucose Level of Rat

M. Shokrzadeh, A.G. Ebadi , S.S. Mirshafiee and M.I. Choudhary

Abstract:
Camellia sinensis or tea belonging to the family of Theaceae, is widely grown. In Mazandaran provinces in the north of Iran. Tea is known in folk medicine as a medicinal plant that used as hypotensive and anti-diabetic. In this research the aqueous green leaf extract of Camellia sinensis (450 mg kg-1) showed a strong glucose lowering effect after oral administration in rats. The decrease of glycemia has reached to 30% of the control value 2 h after glucose loading. The amount of glucose absorbed in a segment jejunum in situ was 9.2±0.2 mg in presence of tea extract vs. 14.11±0.91 mg in control rats during 2 h (p<0.05). The results indicate that aqueous extract of tea has a significant anti hyperglycemic effect that may be caused in part by the reduction of intestinal glucose absorption.
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How to cite this article:

M. Shokrzadeh, A.G. Ebadi , S.S. Mirshafiee and M.I. Choudhary , 2006. Effect of the Aqueous Green Leaf Extract of Green Tea (Camellia sinensis) on Glucose Level of Rat. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 9: 2708-2711.

DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2006.2708.2711

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=pjbs.2006.2708.2711

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