ISSN: 0973-7510

E-ISSN: 2581-690X

Research Article | Open Access
Rafid Mohammed Ali Hassan Wasfi1 and Yarob Saad Abdil-Jaleel AL-kabi2
1Department of Clinical Laboratory Science, Faculty of Pharmacy, Kufa University, Iraq.
2Depatrment of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Kufa University, Iraq.
J. Pure Appl. Microbiol., 2019, 13 (4): 2389-2395 | Article Number: 5929
https://doi.org/10.22207/JPAM.13.4.55 | © The Author(s). 2019
Received: 01/11/2019 | Accepted: 21/12/2019 | Published: 26/12/2019
Abstract

The current study aimed to evaluate the effect of methanolic extract of celery herb Apium graveolens  in blood glucose level of the laboratory rats. 300mg/kg of plant extract was detected. The blood glucose level was measured after 3, 6 hrs. for the extract and glibenclamide drug treatment. The result showed that both the extract and glibenclamide had hypoglycemic activity compared with control group. The result showed that there is significant hypoglycemic activity for celery extract and glibenclamid drug specially after 6hrs of the treatment.

Keywords

Diabetes, Apium graveolens, celery, hypoglycemic activity.

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