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Potential of Aloe vera gel powder against hyperglycemia and hyperlipidemia

By: Faiza Iftikhar Gorsi, Tusneem Kausar, Mian Anjum Murtaza, Anwar-ul-Haq, Ume- Kalsoom

Key Words: Anti-hyperglycemic effect, Anti-hyperlipidaemic effect, Atomic absorption spectroscopy, Alloxan induced rats, Laser induced breakdown spectroscopy.

Int. J. Biosci. 16(2), 411-420, February 2020.


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Diabetis mellitus is ranked in third position among the fetal diseases in whole world. Now, herbal medication has been considered as safe and less toxic as compared to allopathic medication in treatment of this disease. Aloe vera, due to active polysaccharides, accounts for many biological activities. Anti-hyperglycemic and Anti-hyperlipideamic effect of Aloe vera gel powder were examined by using animal model (rats) in study. Proximate composition, minerals (qualitative and quantitative) of Aloe vera gel powder was examined. Chromium, sodium, iron, calcium, magnesium, manganese, iodine and fluorine were found in Aloe vera gel powder by LIBS and lead, iron, potassium, magenisum, sodium, manganese, and copper were quantified in Aloe vera gel powder by AAS. FBS, TGs, LDL, TC,and  HDL were found in normal range after 28 days in group 5 (high dose of Aloe vera gel powder i-e 400mg/kg b.w). Aloe vera gel powder can be used in treatment of Diabetes mellitus.

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Faiza Iftikhar Gorsi, Tusneem Kausar, Mian Anjum Murtaza, Anwar-ul-Haq, Ume- Kalsoom.
Potential of Aloe vera gel powder against hyperglycemia and hyperlipidemia.
Int. J. Biosci. 16(2), 411-420, February 2020.
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