Author(s): M. Rama Devi*, N. Siva Subramanian and S.Anbazhagan
Diabetes mellitus is the most common endocrine disorder that impairs glucose homeostasis resulting in severve diabetic complications. In the present study diabetes was induced in albino rats model with alloxan monohydrate. The effect of ethyl acetate and ethanolic extract of Ficus nervosaleaf was under taken to screen the hypoglycemic activity. The results showed that the ethanolic extract dose of 250mg/kg b.wt has significant antihyperglycemic effect in experimental model of diabetes mellitus.