Pharmaceutical interest

Uses: In Indonesia, Aporosa arborea Muell.-Arg. is used to invigorate and assuage articulation pains. In Malaysia, the roots are used to treat fever.

Antidiabetes properties: The pharmacological potential of Aporosa arborea Muell.-Arg. and of the genus Aporosa in general remains unexplored. Note that aqueous and alcoholic extracts of the root of Aporosa lindleyana (100mg/kg) lower the levels of blood glucose of normal rats from 80.4 ± 2.7 mg% to 69.8 ± 2.0 mg% and 82.6 ± 1.9 to 70.8 ± 3.2 mg%, respectively 3 hr after oral administration of the extracts (P<0.001). In addition, the extracts significantly lower blood glucose levels in alloxan induced diabetic rats from 306 ± 3.37 mg% to 160 ± 2.46 mg% and 328 ± 4.15 mg% to 152 ± 3.86 mg%, respectively 3hr after oral administration of the extracts (P<0.001) (JayakarB etal., 2003). Are tannins involved here?

Baby Sleeping

Baby Sleeping

Everything You Need To Know About Baby Sleeping. Your baby is going to be sleeping a lot. During the first few months, your baby will sleep for most of theday. You may not get any real interaction, or reactions other than sleep and crying.

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment