Can Juniperus communis L. oil improve nephropathy in diabetic rats


KAHRAMAN T., Berköz M., Allahverdiyev O., Mahmood E. A. , YILDIRIM M., YALIN S.

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES, vol.10, no.2, pp.120-124, 2020 (ESCI) identifier

Abstract

Objective: Juniperus communis L. (J. communis) is a shrub belonging to family Cupressaceae L. mainly growth in Eurasia. The antioxidant and antidiabetic activity of aqueous extract of J. communis L. berries indicated benefits as a potent antidiabetic in streptozotocin induced diabetic albino rats. This study was carried out to determine whether J. communis L. oil supplement will effectively manage renal dysfunction in diabetic rats.