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This traditional African medicine can naturally prevent diabetes, says study

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In a recent study, Nigerian researchers evaluated the antioxidant activities of B. ferruginea and its effect on the activities of key enzymes involved in carbohydrate metabolism. Their goal was to understand the mechanisms underlying the plant's anti-diabetic effects. An animal study previously reported that the aqueous extract derived from B. ferruginea stem bark can lower blood glucose levels effectively.