This research work is on the preliminary determination of active components in bitter leaf root (vernonia amygdalina) in the treatment of
diabetes. Deficiency of hormone (insulin) causes diabetes mellitus, a disease
due to too much of sugar being present in the blood. This is because without
insulin in the body, the result is that sugar is extracted in the urine. Consequently,
fat and proteins are readily converted to carbohydrates and finally, glucose
eventually. The body re...