||Hintonia latiflora (Sesse & Moc.) Bullock
|Studies on Diabetes
||Two studies on oral administration of bark extract on strepozotocin-induced diabetic rats showed up to 25% decrease in blood sugars over a several week period (Pinto 1997, Korec 2000).
||Folk uses include nausea and vomiting, fever, weakness, and water retention. (Moore 1990).
|Formulations used by Informants
||Quinine, alkaloids, flavones, glycosides, and saponens (Kay 1996).
|Potential Adverse Effects
||No clinical adverse effects were found.
|Potential Medication Interactions
||Anti-thrombotic medications-may increase effects.
||Moore M Los Remedios, Red Crane Books Santa Fe, NM. 1990.