AYURVEDIC POLYHERBAL FORMULATION AND DIABETES AN OVERVIEW
At this era the world is suffering from many health dilemmas. Most of them are environmental, ecological, depending on several human races or ethnic background. Diabetes is one of them. Diabetes is chronic metabolic disorder which is group of diverse complications. The present study is overview of various 30 Ayurvedic polyherbal formulations and their significance as antidiabetic potential in diabetic rats. Models used are alloxon induced, streptozotocin induced and streptozotocin-nicotinamide induced diabetes. Plants have always been an exemplary source of drugs and many of the currently available drugs have been derived directly or indirectly from them. The Ayurveda and other Indian literature strongly believe; current scientific evidences, the use of medicinal plants in treatment of various human diseases is found significant. Diverse researches conducted in the last few decades on plants, mentioned in ancient literature or used traditionally for diabetes, have shown antidiabetic property. Further research should continue, especially in areas within nations that have received less attention.
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