108 страниц. 2013 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing This book is a description of anti-diabetic activity of Spheranthus Indicus on streptozotocin induced diabetes on rats. Sphernathus Indicus which is commonly known as Gorukhmundi is a weed of Indian origin whose various activities have been proven in Charak Sahinta.The mortality rate with streptozotocin was quite low as compared to alloxan induced diabetes.The response in lowering blood sugar in fasting as well as post postprandial rats along with the lipid profile like triglycerides, LDL, VLDL with Spheranthus Indicus is quite positive. This book can be used as good resource for designing a formulation using Spheranthus Indicus.