Coccinia indica

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Coccinia indica

(kŏk-sĭn′ē-ă ĭn-dĭ′kă)
The climbing ivy gourd, used in ayruvedic medicine to treat diabetes mellitus. Ingestion of an extract made from its dried leaves, often mixed with the dried roots of Abroma augusta, lowers blood sugars.
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Influence of Coccinia indica on certain enzymes in glycolytic and lipolytic pathway in human diabetes.
The villagers of Gingee Hills, Villupuram district, Tamil Nadu, India, use the plant along with Lannea coromandelica and Coccinia grandis for treatment of diarrhea (Muralidharan and Narasimhan, 2012).
2012), fruits of Momordica charantia (Ooi et al, 2012), seed extracts of Citrullus colocynthis (Benariba et al, 2012), antihyperglycemic effect of Coccinia indica (Shibib et al, 2012), antihyperglycemic effect of Trichosanthes dioica (Rai et al, 2013), and antidiabetic effect of Mukia maderaspatana (Srilatha and Ananda, 2013).
Research: Coccinia indica (synonym Coccinia cordifolia), an herb growing abundantly in India, has been used in the traditional treatment of diabetes.
The company's Coccinia cordifolia (Indica) extract Gencinia is a vegetable that has long been part of the regional diet in India, with its method of action believed to be an enhancement of mitochondrial activity, said Dr.
Effect of Coccinia indica and Abroma augusta on glycemia, lipid profile and on indicators of end organ damage in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats.
An evaluation of antihyperglycemic and antinociceptive effects of crude methanol extract of Coccinia grandis (L.
As a step towards adding the scientific background to some of the commonly used herbal medicines of Sri Lanka, this study was carried out to investigate the antioxidant activity of the following five herbs which are mostly used for anti-diabetic purposes: Coccinia granais, Costus specious, Desmodium gangeticum, Mimosa pudica and Psidium guava (Table 1).
Life-history, host preference and establishment status of Melittia oedipus (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae), a biological control agent for Coccinia grandis (Cucurbitaceae) in the Mariana Islands.
Hypoglycemic activity of Coccinia indica and Momordica charanda in diabetic rats, depression of the hepatic gluconeogenic enzymes.
For the sake of comparison, edible portions of Coccinia grandis and Trigonella foenum-graecum which were collected from Mysore, India were also considered for the analysis.