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.
Diabetes, Apium graveolens, celery, hypoglycemic activity.
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