volume 11, issue SPL4, P1594-1599 2020
DOI: 10.26452/ijrps.v11ispl4.4343
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Nagaraju Jesetti, Rajasekhar Reddy Alavala, Subhakar Raju Rapaka, Umasankar Kulandaivelu, Koteswara Rao GSN

Abstract: Tradescantia spathacea Swartz belongs to the genus  Commelinaceae, a tropical tree used in many countries as an herbal drug for the care of diabetic patients. The aim of this study was to examine anti-diabetic activity of the Tradescantia spathacea Swartz methanolic extract (METSW) and the in-vitro activity of α-amylase, and α-glucosidase was carried out.  METSW compared with acarbose inhibition of the α-amylase and α-glucosidase enzyme, METSW exhibited IC50 less than 100μg/mL would be considered as healthy. T…

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