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Diabetes mellitus is a chronic hyperglycemia associated with elevated plasma cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Natural and traditional herbal remedies are a source of new commercial products. This study aims to explore and evaluate the antidiabetic effects of Vigna radiata and its effect on triglycerides and cholesterol level. V. radiata extract at the dose rate of 300 mg/kg extract significantly (p<0.05) decreased blood glucose, triglyceride and cholesterol level at 168.66 mg/dl, 72.33 mg/dl and 154 mg/dl respectively at the end of treatment with V. radiata extract reflecting its controlling activity of diabetic control. This study was successful to discover the active diabetes antidiabteic properties that require more deliberation in future.
Keywords: Rabbits; Cholesterol; Glucose; Triglyceride; Vignaradiate