Table 2

Inhibition of PPA activity based on starch-iodine color assay by solvent extractsa of different plants at 0.1-1.5 mgml-1 (w/v)

Plant Species

Extracts


CWE

HWE

ME

IPE

AE

MTBE

CHE

A. digitata (Leaves)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

A. sativum (Rhizomes)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

A. vera (Leaf Gel)

+

-

-

-

-

-

+

C. fistula (Leaves)

+

+

+

+

-

+

+

C. roseus (Leaves)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

C. verum (Bark)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

C. indica. (Fruit)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

L. usitatisumum (Seeds)

-

-

-

+

+

+

-

M. indica (Leaves)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

M. indica (Fruit)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

M. alba (Leaves)

-

-

+

+

-

-

-

N. indicum (Leaves)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

O. tenuiflorum (Leaves)

-

-

-

+

-

-

-

P. nigrum (Seed)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

T. chebula (Fruit)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

T. cordifolia (Stem)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

T. foenum (Seeds)

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

Z. officinallis (Rhizomes)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Acarbose (6.5 - 32.8 ╬╝gml-1)

+


a Extracts were sequentially prepared as described in Methods.

+: Inhibition

-: No Inhibition

CWE: Cold water Extract

HWE: Hot water Extract

ME: Methanol Extract

IPE: Isopropanol Extract

AE: Acetone Extract

MTBE: Methyl-tertiary-butyl Ether Extract

CHE: Cyclohexane Extract

P et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2011 11:5   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-11-5

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