Journal of Chemistry

Journal of Chemistry / 2010 / Article

Open Access

Volume 7 |Article ID 576704 | 5 pages |

Antioxidant and Hypolipidemic Effect of Plumeria Rubra L. in Alloxan Induced Hyperglycemic Rats

Received13 Oct 2008
Accepted22 Dec 2008


Antioxidant and hypolipidemic activity of the flovone glycoside isolated from Plumeria rubra L. was carried in alloxan induced hyperglycemic rats. The flavonoid treatment produced a significant reduction in the level of serum triglycerides, while there was no reduction in the serum cholesterol and glucose. Antioxidant activity of the drug was also confirmed through in vitro studies.

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