Indigenous plants reported for hypoglycemic activity
Shipra Roy, Venu Agrawal
Department of Chemistry, Sarojini Naidu Govt. Girls Post Graduate College Bhopal, MP., India
Shipra Roy Department of Chemistry, Sarojini Naidu Govt. Girls Post Graduate College Bhopal, MP. India
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
Plants are the only source of a well established traditional and modern drugs and phytochemicals. Many plant species are known in folk medicine of different cultures to be used for their hypoglycemic properties and therefore used for treatment of diabetes. The evaluation of these plants and of their active natural principles is logic way of searching for new drugs to treat this disease. The present paper deals with the uses of indigenous plants for curing diabetes.