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Ginger, Liquorice and Cinnamon: Anti-Diabetic & Anti-Obesity Potential

June 4, 2012

Ginger, Liquorice and Cinnamon may have anti-diabetic activities.  Saifudin et al, screened water and methanol extracts of 28 medicinal plants for their protein tyrosine phosphatase 1B (PTP1B) inhibitory activities.  Results suggest that these medicinal plants may contribute to the treatment and/or prevention of type II diabetes and/or obesity through PTP1B inhibition.

Ginger, Cinnamon and Liquorice are key ingredients in UP&GO.

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