||Amaranth, Amaranto, Quelites
|Studies on Diabetes
||One human study showed amaranth and wheat together had a low glycemic index, while amaranth alone had a high glycemic index (Chaturvedi 1997).
||Folk uses include hyperlipidemia, Ulcers, diarrhea, inflammation of mouth and throat and as a grain cereal (NMCD; http://www.naturaldatabase.com/monograph.asp?mono_id=869&brand_id=accessed 4/30/04).
|Formulations used by Informants
||Commercial preparation-cold infusion (Glucotrin)
||Vitamin C (NMCD; Accessed 4/30/04).
|Potential Adverse Effects
||No clinical adverse effects were found.
|Potential Medication Interactions
||No clinical medication interactions were found.