International Journal of Home Science
2017, VOL. 3 ISSUE 2, PART E
Evidence based antidiabetic selected indigenous medicinal plants: A review
Author(s): Mohammad Abdul Hoque, Mohammad Abu Bin Nyeem, Mohammad Tanzim Ullah, Md. Abdul Mannan and Mohammad Nuruzzaman
About 50% of the Bangladeshi population is at risk of diabetes each year, the majority of people, especially in rural areas, use herbal medicine for diabetes management. Out of a large number of herbal drugs stated to possess anti-diabetic activity in the Unani & Ayurvedic system of medicine. Fact that diabetes can’t be cured and it has never been reported that someone had recovered totally from diabetes. The rapidly increasing incidence of diabetes mellitus is becoming a serious threat to mankind health in the world. The traditional medicine performed a good clinical practice and is showing a bright future in the therapy of diabetes mellitus. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the evidence based anti-diabetic selected indigenous medicinal plants. Many studies have confirmed the benefits of medicinal plants with hypoglycemic effects in the management of diabetes mellitus. The effects of these plants may delay the development of diabetic complications and correct the metabolic abnormalities. WHO has pointed out this prevention of diabetes and its complications is not only a major challenge for the future, but essential if health for all is to attain. Therefore, in recent years, considerable attention has been directed towards identification of plants with antidiabetic ability that may be used for human consumption. Further, it emphasizes strongly in this regard the optional and rational uses of traditional and natural indigenous medicines.
How to cite this article:
Mohammad Abdul Hoque, Mohammad Abu Bin Nyeem, Mohammad Tanzim Ullah, Md. Abdul Mannan, Mohammad Nuruzzaman. Evidence based antidiabetic selected indigenous medicinal plants: A review. Int J Home Sci 2017;3(2):305-309.