In-Vitro Evaluation of the Anti-Diabetic Activity of Bottle Brush Plants

Author(s): Mohamed IS Abdelhady and Mahmoud Youns

The leaves of 5 Bottle Brush plants belong to family Myrtaceae were exhaustively extracted with hot 80% methanol, under reflux. The dry residues of the alcoholic extracts were tested using Sucrase enzyme inhibitory activity test to evaluate their anti-diabetic activity. The alcholic extract of the leaves of Bottle Brush plants exhibited significant anti-diabetic activity.

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