Acceptance of Type 2 Diabetes Patients in Veitchia merrillii Fruits (Bunga de Tsina) as an Alternative Medicine in Lowering Blood Sugar LevelJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 12)
Publication Date: 2020-12-05
Authors : Gemma DC Santos;
Page : 335-337
Keywords : Veitchia merrrillii; Alkaloid; Saponins; Reducing Sugar; Cardiac Glycosides; T2D;
The study is all about the Veitchia fruit also known as Bunga De China in the Philippines. The people living in Aduas Sur, Nueva Ecija, Philippines believed that Veitchia fruit can lower the blood sugar level of an individual who is suffering from Type 2 Diabetes. The researcher became interested to find out if there is a scientific basis that Veitchia fruit can lower high blood sugar level. Based on the phytochemical test result, Veitchia fruit contains Alkaloids, Saponins, Reducing Sugar, and Cardiac Glycosides which is good for the body of an individual with Type 2 Diabetes. The study also found out that the people with Type 2 Diabetes in Aduas Sur, Nueva Ecija, Philippines highly believed in the effectiveness of the fruit. The researcher recommends a further study of the fruit by isolation of individual phytochemical constituents and subjecting it to drug designing will definitely give fruitful results in phyto pharmaceutical.
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