Evaluation of the efficacy of an antidiabetic herbal product (Ziabit) formulated in Bangladesh
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The usage of medicinal plants is traditionally rooted in Bangladesh and still an essential part of public healthcare. Recently, a dramatically increasing prevalence brought diabetes mellitus and its therapy to the focus of public health interests in Bangladesh. In this study, we analysis the efficacy test of Herbal Ziabits on the streptozotocin induced type 2 diabetic rats by measuring blood glucose level and body weight at different time interval. This study aims to evaluate the efficacy of the Herbal Ziabit. Group-I (Sample) diabetic rats was received only sample Herbal Ziabit according to 1.25mg/kg body weight. Group-II diabetic rats: received Metformin 5mg/kg body weight; Group –III (Water Control): Given only water. The result of the study indicates Herbal Ziabit significantly reduced blood glucose level, but decreased the body weight of rats. The study clearly supports the traditional use of Herbal Ziabit for treatment of type-2 diabetes.