Hypoglycemic Effect of Puncturevine Caltrap(Tribulus terrestris)
Feng Mali;Wu Yupeng,et al. (Shanxi Institute of TCM,Taiyuan 030012)
Tribulus terrestris showed hypoglycemic effect in normal mice in a dose-dependent mannor,after intragastric administration. It decreased significantly blood sugar level,serum and pancreas lipid peroxidation (LPO) and increased serum insulin in alloxan diabetic mice and improved their glucose tolerance.