Priya V Mijgar and Uday Deokate
Diabetes mellitus is a systematic metabolic disease characterized by hyper-glycemia, hyper- aminoacidemia and hypoinsulinemia. It occurs when there are elevated levels of glucose in a person's blood because their body is unable to produce part or sufficient amount of the insulin hormone. Herbal medications are effective at preventing diabetes and its associated complications. Consequently, the research progresses for a maximum of explorations of the hypoglycemic potential of herbs. The anti-diabetic activity of herbal remedies is mainly due to increased pancreatic secretion of insulin, inhibition of glucose production in the liver. In this study, many authors have collected more information on the plant-based plant compounds that have been studied for diabetes. A few medicinal plants traditionally used for diabetic treatment containing chemical constituents like polyphenols, alkaloids, glycosides, flavonoids, polysaccharides and terpenoids.
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