ANTI-HYPERGLYCEMIC PLANTS USED BY THE TRADITIONAL HEALER OF WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT, ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIAAbstract
A survey was conducted to collect information about the effective medicinal plants used by the Traditional healer to treat diabetes. The use of herbal drugs increased worldwide because of the lack of side effects and efficacy. Traditional healing is practicing throughout the world to treat several diseases. Glycemic disease has become a severe issue in India and all over the world. The traditional healer of West Godavari district studied for the use of medicinal plants to treat diabetes. We report 19 species of plants which are active against diabetes and about the scientific studies that have been conducted on them.
V. N. Kadali* and B. V. Sandeep
Department of Biotechnology, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
12 August 2015
04 September 2015
18 September 2015
30 September 2015