REVIEW ON ANTI-DIABETIC HERBALSAbstract
Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder in which blood glucose level decrease. Due to this disease, various complications are arises including retinopathy, nephropathy, cardiovascular disease, and neuropathy. Diabetes mellitus is a chronic condition includes Type 1 DM, Type 2 DM and gestatational diabetes, which occurs in pregnancy. For the management of DM various system of medicine is used, from that herbal or traditional medicine is used for many cases as a core medicine or supplementary to allopathic medicine. Frequency of occurrence of type 2 DM is high than type 1 DM. Different type of plant or herbal extract are used for management of DM includes, Ocimum sanctum, Allium stivum, Eugenia jambolana, Abelmoschus esculentus, Allium cepa, Gymnema sylvestre, Momordica charantia, Pterocarpus marsupium etc. Many plants are use as single herb extract for treatment or used in combination with other anti-diabetic plants as a poly herbal formulation.
N. Thombre *, K. Chaudhari, S. Gaikwad, S. Tidke and P. Ahire
Department of Pharmaceutics, Met’s Institute of Pharmacy, Adgaon, Nashik, Maharashtra, India.
20 March 2019
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