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阿菁 asked in 社會與文化語言 · 1 decade ago



Traditional Chinese medicines have long used plant and herbal extracts as anti-diabetic agents. Therefore, investigation of such agents from traditional medicinal plants has become more important and researchers are competing to find new, effective and safe therapeutic agents for the treatment of diabetes. In the screening experiments of forty species of selected traditional Chinese herbs, the methanolic extract from the leaves of A. vasica showed the highest sucrase inhibitory activity. This is the first report of this herb species with regards to its sucrase inhibitory effect, although A. vasica has been studied for its pharmacological activities, namely, antitussive activity , antiinflammatory activity and antibacterial activity .

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