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Title: Some common antidiabetic plants of the Indian subcontinent
Authors: Thakur, G
Pal, K
Mitra, A
Mukherjee, S
Basak, A
Rousseau, D
Keywords: Diabetes
medicinal plants
hypoglycaemic effect
herbal remedies
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Citation: Food Reviews International, Volume 26, pages 364 – 385, 2010.
Abstract: Diabetes mellitus (DM), a clinical manifestation characterized by chronic hyperglycaemia, is often ascribed to either a defect in insulin secretion, insulin resistance or both. Ayurveda (Indian Traditional Medicinal System) have shown promising results in the treatment of diabetes using various plants and herbs with negligible side effects and cost effective treatment. However, only limited number of these plants have been explored and scientifically validated for their hypoglycemic effect. This review highlights some of the plants being commonly used in India for their hypoglycaemic effects.
Description: Copyright for this article belongs to Taylor & Francis
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2080/1317
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