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Table 4 α-glucosidase inhibitory activity of extracts

From: Free radical scavenging, α-glucosidase inhibitory and lipase inhibitory activities of eighteen Sudanese medicinal plants

Scientific name IC50 (μg/ml)a value for α-glucosidase inhibition
70% Ethanol extract Water extract
A. precatorius
A. nilotica 3.75 ± 0.62 1.33 ± 0.57
B. linariifolia
B. papyrifera 141.57 ± 1.54
C. ipecacuanha
C. colocynthis
C. sinensis 265.66 ± 5.13
C. proximus 282.37 ± 7.26
C. rotundus. 118.92 ± 1.01
G. alata 191.66 ± 16.07 623.99 ± 22.54
M. annua 78.78 ± 3.19
P. glaucum
R. graveolens 162.09 ± 52.08
S. argel
T. bakis
T. foenum-graceum
V. madagascariensis
Z. spina-christi 3.35 ± 0.61 5.49 ± 0.50
Acarboseb 240.00 ± 0.03
  1. a Each value represents the mean ± SD (n = 3)
  2. bAcarbose was used as a positive control