Antidiabetes and Anti-obesity Activity of Lagerstroemia speciosa


The leaves of Lagerstroemia speciosa (Lythraceae), a Southeast Asian tree more commonly known as banaba, have been traditionally consumed in various forms by Philippinos for treatment of diabetes...

Plant Tannins Inhibit the Induction of Aberrant Crypt Foci and Colonic Tumors by 1,2-Dimethylhydrazine in Mice


We have shown that naturally occurring tannins possess antitumor promotion activity in mouse skin. In the present investigation, we studied the ability of a hydrolyzable tannin, gallotannin (GT),...

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