• Widhya Aligita Bandung School of Pharmacy, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Neng Fisheri Kurniati Bandung Institute of Technology
  • Elin Yulinah Sukandar Bandung Institute of Technology


Diabetes mellitus, Obesity, Andrographis paniculata, Guazuma ulmifolia, Mice


Objective: This research was to investigate the activity of Andrographis paniculata extract (APE) and Guazuma ulmifolia extract (GUE) in treating obesity integrated diabetic conditions.

Methods: There were two stages of inductions: the first stage was a 42 d of high carbohydrate intake (obese with insulin resistance mice model), followed by second stage induction by giving of alloxan 50 mg/kg bw intravenously (obese diabetic mice model). Animals with glucose level>200 mg/dl were then treated with metformin 195 mg/kg bw, glibenclamide 0.65 mg/kg bw, APE 2 g/kg bw, GUE 0.5 g/kg bw, combination of APE 1 g/kg bw and GUE 0.25 g/kg bw, or combination of APE 2 g/kg bw and GUE 0.5 g/kg bw for 14 d.

Results: The results showed that APE alone, GUE alone, and the combination of APE 2 g/kg bw and GUE 0.5 g/kg bw could improve insulin sensitivity in obese with insulin resistance mice model. Whereas the combination of APE 2 g/kg bw and GUE 0.5 g/kg bw could significantly decrease blood glucose level and body weight (p<0.05) in obese diabetic mice model compare to APE alone, GUE alone, or a combination of APE 1 g/kg bw and GUE 0.25 g/kg bw.

Conclusion: It is concluded that APE 2 g/kg bw, GUE 0.5 g/kg bw, and combination of APE 2 g/kg bw and GUE 0.5 g/kg bw can improve insulin resistance conditions caused by obesity, while combination of APE 2 g/kg bw and GUE 0.5 g/kg bw has the best activity in treating obese diabetic conditions.



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How to Cite

Aligita, W., N. F. Kurniati, and E. Y. Sukandar. “ANTIDIABETIC STUDY OF COMBINATION OF ANDROGRAPHIS PANICULATA (BURM. F.) WALLICH. EX NEES. HERBS EXTRACT AND GUAZUMA ULMIFOLIA LAMK. LEAVES EXTRACT IN OBESE DIABETIC MICE MODEL”. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol. 8, no. 1, Jan. 2016, pp. 316-20,



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