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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Evaluation of Antimicrobial Activity of Crude Extract from Plants Diospyros peregrina, Coccinia grandis and Swietenia macrophylla.
The selected papers registered 18 plant species used: Ajuga iva (southern bugle), Anacardium occidentale (cashew), Cassia sophera, Chlorophytum borivilianum (safed musli), Cnidoscolus aconitifolius, Coccinia indica, Danae racemosa (poet's laurel), Dracaena arborea, Eugenia jambolana (jambul), Hyphaene the baica (doum palm),Momordica charantia (karela),Morns alba (white mulberry), Mncuna pruriens (velvet bean), Musa paradisiaca (banana), Phoenix dactylifera (date palm), Sida cordata, Tamarindus indica (tamarind) and Urtica dioica (stinging nettle).
Hypoglycaemic activity of Coccinia indica and Momordica charantia in diabetic rats: depression of the hepatic gluconeogenic enzymes glucose-6-phosphatase and fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase and elevation of both liver and red-cell shunt enzyme glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase.
Doka ID, El Tigani S and S Yagi Amino acid content, fatty acid profile and radical scavenging capacities of Coccinia grandis (L.
An evaluation of antihyperglycemic and antinociceptive effects of crude methanol extract of Coccinia grandis (L.
Among them Andrographis paniculata Nees Andrographis alata Nees Andrographis lineate Nees Coccinia indica Crateva magna Gloriosa superb Hydrocotyle javanica were investigated previously (Kumarapppan et al.
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.
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).
Objective: To explore how ethanolic extract of Coccinia indica affects normal and diabetic rats.