The methanolic extract of Thymus praecox subsp. skorpilii var. skorpilii restores glucose homeostasis, ameliorates insulin resistance and improves pancreatic β-cell function on streptozotocin/nicotinamide-induced type 2 diabetic rats

ÇAM M. E. , Hazar-Yavuz A. N. , Yildiz S., ERTAŞ B. , Adakul B. A. , TAŞKIN T. , ...More

Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.231, pp.29-38, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 231
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jep.2018.10.028
  • Title of Journal : Journal of Ethnopharmacology
  • Page Numbers: pp.29-38


Ethnopharmacological relevance: Thymus praecox subsp. skorpilii var. skorpilii (syn. Thymus praecox subsp. jankae (Celak.) Jalas) is consumed as a Turkish folk medicine for the treatment of spasm, sore throat and shortness of breath, also having strong antioxidant activity and the leaves of the plant have been utilized for the treatment of diabetes as the decoction in Turkey.