Articles

Effect of Momordica charantia on the glucose tolerance in maturity onset diabetes.

Author

Welihinda J, Karunanayake EH , Sheriff MH

Date

9/1986

Journal

J Ethnopharmacol

Abstract

Investigations were carried out to evaluate the effect of Momordica charantia on the glucose tolerance of maturity onset diabetic patients. The fruit juice of M. charantia was found to significantly improve the glucose tolerance of 73% of the patients investigated while the other 27% failed to respond.