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


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.