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Erect shrubs with unbranched globose leafsheaths formed into a pseudostem of cm diam. Leaves spirally arranged, 3 x m, oblong, entire with. Ensete superbum, or cliff banana, is native to India and has a conical pseudo- stem made up of overlapping leaf sheaths. Its bright green leaves. Ensete superbum. This beautiful, very large ornamental banana from India has a bottle-shaped, blueish, waxy (pseudo-)trunk and enormous leaves. It is suitable.

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Ensete superbum

Labomed, iVuUSA. This may be due to enlargement of tubular cell lining, fatty infiltration, large hemorrhagic area, and lymphocyte infiltration in hyperglycemic rats The results were analyzed using SPSS version It is a chronic usperbum disease characterized by hyperglycemia, resulting from insufficient or inefficient insulin secretion, with changes in carbohydrate, protein and lipid metabolism 2. Excessive harvesting and destruction of immature fruit by monkeys threaten the species in its habitat.

Glucose, HbA1c, total protein, albumin, renal function markers urea, uric acid and creatinineand lipid peroxidation levels were evaluated. The inflorescence or flower head is a curved terminal spike with triangular oblong fruits and reddish brown bracts that persist for some time to add ornamental value. The species has also a special religious meaning in the Buddhist culture and is planted close to the monasteries.


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If you continue to use this site we supegbum assume that you are happy with it. The trunk is about 2 m high. Ensete superbum August 5, at 7: Assay for lipid peroxides in animal tissues by thiobarbituric acid reaction. Since long time the ground seeds are used in the traditional medicine sjperbum various pathologies; laboratory studies have evidenced in the extracts the presence of bioactive substances such as alkaloids, phenols, flavonoids, saponins, etc.

A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon. A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured. However, the ESSE supplementation lowered these values to a control range. Since hyperglycemia-mediated oxidative stress seems to be the main cause of diabetic complications 2930an ideal antidiabetic drug should combine both hypoglycemic and antioxidant properties.

Weinheim Verlag Chemie; Experimental design Rats were divided into four groups comprising six rats in each group. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The leaves are bright green on both sides with a short, red and deeply grooved petiole.

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Indian rural and folklore ethnomedicinal practices include usage of numerous relatively unidentified medicinal plants with scientifically non-characterized pharmacological activities. Chemicals All chemicals and biochemicals used in this study were of analytical grade and obtained from Sigma-Aldrich St. Antidiabetic potential of Barleria lupulina extract in rats.


Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. Hyperglycemia was allowed to develop over a minimum period of 48 hr.

GSH protects normal cell structure and function by keeping the redox homeostasis, participating in detoxification reactions, and quenching of free radicals. I made a mistake and planted one close to a fence, I want to dig it up and transplant it in first part of October, could I do it with out hurting the plant or should I wait until spring and do it?

The assay of su;erbum and peroxidases.

Experimental animals Normal healthy male Wistar albino rats — g were used for this study. Histopathological findings of the kidneys Figure 2 revealed that STZ induced diabetic rats have degenerated renal corpuscles, glomerular hypertrophy, mesangial expansion, and hypercellularity. Neurovascular disease, antioxidants and glycation in diabetes.

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Search in all groups Search within this group. The outer perianth is whitish, the inner perianth is shorter than the outer. Thus, it would appear that the ESSE supplementation for 60 days could lower the serum urea, BUN, uric acid, and creatinine levels, and thus by enhancing the renal wuperbum that is generally impaired in diabetic rats.