African Journal of
Pharmacy and Pharmacology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pharm. Pharmacol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0816
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPP
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 2184

Table of Content: 25 March, 2017; 11(11)

March 2017

Nigella sativa L. oil ameliorates insulin resistance caused by dexamethasone treatment in male Wistar rats

Dexamethasone is an anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid that may alter glucose and lipid homeostasis depending on the dose and/or duration of administration. Nigella sativa oil (NSO) can be used as potential modulator of intermediary glucose and lipid metabolism. Herein, the authors evaluated the dose-dependent effects of NSO (0.2 and 0.4 ml/kg body weight) supplementation on plasma glucose, insulin and triglyceride...

Author(s): Alli-oluwafuyi Abdul-Musawwir, Amin Abdulbasit, Abdulmajeed Wahab Imam, Imam Aminu, Niyi-odumosu Faatihah, Abdulraheem Haleemat, Gwadabe Saadiyat and Biliaminu Abayomi Sikiru