Galega officinalis MT is used homoeopathically for backache, debility, anaemia and impaired nutrition. It is also used to increase the quantity of and quality of milk in nursing women and also to improve the appetite. It contains alkaloid, saponnins, flavonoids and tannins. In phyto-therapy, it is reported to reduce the blood sugar level. The study of galegine and related molecules in the first half of the 20th century is regarded as an important milestone in the development of oral antidiabetic pharmacotherapy
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