A bioactivity guided study on the antidiabetic activity of Juniperus oxycedrus subsp oxycedrus L. leaves

Orhan N., ASLAN M., DEMİRCİ B., Ergun F.

JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY, vol.140, no.2, pp.409-415, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 140 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jep.2012.01.042
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.409-415
  • Keywords: Cupressaceae, Diabetes mellitus, Hypoglycaemic, Juniperus oxycedrus ssp oxycedrus, Linoleic acid, Linolenic acid, Palmitic acid, INDUCED DIABETES-MELLITUS, FATTY-ACIDS, TRADITIONAL MEDICINE, FOLK MEDICINE, BERRIES, TURKEY, RICH, RAT, N-3
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Ethnopharmacological relevance: Juniperus (Cupressaceae) species are widely used as folk medicine in spreading countries. Decoction of Juniperus oxycedrus subsp. oxycedrus L leaves is used internally to lower blood glucose levels in Turkey.