Akash S Ingale
Diabetes mellitus is the commonest endocrine disorder that affects more than 100 million people worldwide (6% of the population). It is caused by the deficiency or ineffective production of insulin by pancreas which result in increase or decrease in concentration of glucose in the blood. Due to various drawbacks of synthetic antidiabetic drugs there is a continuous search for alternative therapy in diabetes. Many herbal plants with hypoglycemic properties are known for a long time and they are used traditionally in India. Present study was conducted to formulate a suitable dosage form and used traditionally such as Eugenia jambolana, Gymnema sylvestre, Tinospora cordifolia, Pterocarpus marsupium, Terminalia bellirica are most of the effective and the most commonly studied Indian plants in relation to diabetes.
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