Volume No. :   3

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2013

ISSN Print :  2231-5683

ISSN Online :  2231-5691


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Herbal Medicine for Diabetes Mellitus: A Review

Address:   P. Jaya Preethi*
Department of Pharmacy, Nandha College of Pharmacy and Research Institute, Koorapalayam Piruvu, Erode, Tamil Nadu, India 638052
*Corresponding Author

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is the most common of the endocrine disorders. It is an important human ailment, afflicting many, from various walks of life in different countries. The prevalence of diabetes mellitus is expected to reach up to 4.4% in the world by 2030. Among all type of diabetes, type 2 diabetes is main complication. Currently available treatment options in modern medicine have several adverse effects. Therefore, there is a need to develop safe and effective treatment modalities for diabetes. Medical plants play an important role in the management of diabetes mellitus especially in developing countries where resources are meager. This article presents a review on some reported antidiabetic medicinal plants (with their botanical name, Family and part used)
Diabetes, Medicinal plants, Hypoglycemic.
P. Jaya Preethi. Herbal Medicine for Diabetes Mellitus: A Review. Asian J. Pharm. Res. 3(2): April- June 2013; Page 57-70.
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