The effect of ethanolic extract of Pterocarpus marsupium was studied in albino rats after induction of diabetes mellitus by alloxan (150mg 1kg body weight) and its complications were reduced by the administration of the ethanolic extract of P.marsupium. The biochemical parameters such as glucose, cholesterol, total protein, triglycerides, very low density lipoprotein, low density lipoprotein and high density lipoprotein in serum were observed and the biochemical parameters were reversed after drug administration. The ethanolic extract of leaves was also tested antimicrobial activity against E. Coli, S. Aureus, A. niger and C. albicans.
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R. Kalaivani, U. Gayathri, M. Chitra. Hypoglycemic and Antimicrobial Activity of Pterocarpus marsupium roxb. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 4(12): Dec. 2011; Page 1915-1917.