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Fitoterapia. 2008 Feb;79(2):79-81. Epub 2007 Aug 11.

Anti-diabetic activity of flowers of Hibiscus rosasinensis.

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  • 1Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, SRM College of Pharmacy, Tamil Nadu, India.


The ethanol extract of flowers of Hibiscus rosasinensis at doses of 250 mg/kg and 500 mg/kg significantly reduced the blood glucose level in both acute (1, 3, 5 h) and sub acute (1, 3, 5, 7 days) treatments.

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