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Cow urine can cure diabetes

A study conducted by Bangalore scientists shows that cow's urine lowers blood glucose level and can cure diabetes.

health and fitness Updated: Jun 09, 2008 11:25 IST

In a significant breakthrough in treatment of diabetics, the scientists in Bangalore have found that cow urine reduces the blood sugar level.

A study conducted by Professor K Jayakumar of the Government Veterinary College Bangalore has shown that cow’s urine has anti-diabetic properties.

Talking to ANI Professor Jayakumar said that the research was in the preliminary stages but it was found that the cow’s urine lowers the blood glucose level.

"It is to be investigated whether cow’s urine stimulates beta cells, as in the case anti-diabeteic agents available in the market,” he added.

Vidhya, a Phd scholar who is also working on this project found the tests on the rats showed very encouraging.

“The activity was tested in experimentally induced diabetic rats. The rats were orally given a small dose of cow’s urine daily. It was noticed that rats treated with the cow’s urine had lower Blood-sugar level as compared to non -treated diabetic rats,” Vidhya said.

The research will be completed within five years. The project is funded by the State Government with an allocation of Rs three crores over five years.