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Table 2 Ficus species demonstrated to have blood glucose lowering potential in vivo

From: Evaluation of the inhibition of carbohydrate hydrolysing enzymes, antioxidant activity and polyphenolic content of extracts of ten African Ficus species (Moraceae) used traditionally to treat diabetes

Species Part used Solvent for extraction Effective dose (mg/kg) in vivo References
Ficus glumosa stem/bark methanol 65 [30]
Ficus religiosa bark water 50 and 100 [28]
Ficus sycomorus Stem/bark methanol 250 [33]
Ficus thonningii stem/bark ethanol 120 and 240 [29]