Herbal Drug Used in the Treatment of Diabetes: A Review

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Year : 2021 | Volume : | Issue : 1 | Page : 27-34

    Ambika Nand Jha

  1. Doctor of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy, Practice Indubhai Patel College of Pharmacy & Research Centre, Dharmaj, Anand, Gujarat, India


Background: Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease that occurs at the point when the pancreas is not able to produce insulin, or when the body cannot utilize the insulin it produces. Diabetes mellitus is a complex metabolic disorder that affects various systems of body such as visual, circulatory, renal and nervous system. Human beings depend upon plants for their various needs such as food, fodder, fuel, timber, fibres, dyes, gums, resins, medicines etc. Conclusion: The human healthcare system is highly benefited from traditional knowledge. Ayurveda is a widely practiced system of medicine in India. A number of plants have been described in Ayurveda and other traditional medicines for the treatment of diabetes. Herbal medicines are currently in demand and their necessity is increasing eventually. India is one of the largest producers of medicinal herbs and is called as botanical garden of the world. This review intends to understand the importance of various types of herbal and poly-herbal formulations available traditionally, which can be used for diabetes treatment.

Keywords: Diabetes mellitus, herbal drug, anti-diabetic, herbal treatments, Mithila

[This article belongs to Research & Reviews : Journal of Herbal Science(rrjohs)]

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Regular Issue Open Access Article
Volume 10
Issue 1
Received December 28, 2020
Accepted December 28, 2020
Published April 28, 2021