Plants Explored with Anti-diabetic Properties: A Review

Natural drugs from traditional Indian medicine are gaining popularity because of several advantages such as fewer side-effects, better patient tolerance, relatively less expensive and acceptance due to a long history of use. The more important cause is that natural products, especially herbal medicines provide rational means for the treatment of many diseases that are obstinate and incurable in other systems of medicine

Recent scientifically carried out research work have justified the role of herbs in the management of diabetes, however it would be unwarranted to assure that all these plants can be blindly used in diabetic patients.Authors feel that still there these plants have to go a long way in terms assessment parameters like toxic effects, herb-herb; herb-drug interaction etc. and ongoing exploration regarding pharmacological actions and isolation of bioactive compounds should be continued. Although there is an increase in the number of patients suffering from diabetes in every age group during the last decade. Herbs are highly esteemed for millennia as a rich source of therapeutic agents for prevention and treatment of diabetes and its ailments.......

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  • Arghhh! Fewer side effects, fewer efficacies!

  • LOL.......

    So late?????? comment after one hour???? :O

    But good that you read......

    HAHAHA....

  • better than 'fountain of youth' ??

    MikePollard

  • bhaswathy

    Guess stems of Guduchi are more effective that leaves...

    You may read further about Guduchi here...

    ayurvedacollege.com/article...

  • yes bhaswathy but what usually used its Satva of Guduchi....that is from stems...

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