• Arugula- The Green Solution for Diabetics and Cholesterol

    M K Shaheer*, A Finose, K M Shafi and K M Hashim

    Abstract: Eruca vesicaria sativa globally known as Arugula belongs to the family of Brassicaceae is a salad food supplement commonly used in Middle East along with the high fat content foods. In this background the current investigation thoroughly studied about the diabetics and cholesterol status of both the regions and also studied the importance of the Arugula by performing phytochemical and clinical observations.The Flavanoids/Phenolics Ratio was calculated for the plant. Nitric oxide assay and DPPH scavenging activity of the plant was calculated to determine the antioxidant potential of the plant.LCMS analysis was performed for methanol,chloroform and petroleum ether extracts of the plant and five compounds[Cynidin, Reservitol, Sorbitol, Camphene and Quercetin] having antidiabetic and anticholesterol activity was studied using PASS software.

    Keywords: Diabetes Mellitus, Eruca vesicaria sativa, F/P Ratio, PASS.

    Pages: 179 – 183 | Full PDF Paper